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Three-car crash near Oceanside leaves one with major injuries

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OCEANSIDE (CNS) - A three-vehicle crash on Highway 76 just east of Oceanside Saturday left at least one person with major injuries and closed the highway for about half an hour.

The crash happened around 3:45 a.m. on Highway 76 just west of East Vista Way, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash involved a Chevy Tahoe SUV, a small Honda sedan and a third vehicle, a dispatcher said.

At least one person was taken to an area hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash.

Both lanes of the highway were closed for about 30 minutes, the dispatcher said. The westbound lane remained closed until about 5:10 a.m.

The cause of the crash was unknown and the dispatcher would not say if drugs or alcohol were involved.

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