LAKESIDE (CNS) - Multiple crashes Saturday on a stretch of state Route 67 near Lakeside were expected to tie up traffic, fire officials said.
The crashes happened between Slaughterhouse Canyon Road and Scripps Poway Parkway, according to the Lakeside Fire Protection District.
In one of the crashes, a gold Toyota pickup truck overturned in the northbound lanes near Slaughterhouse Canyon Road around 4:40 p.m, according to the California Highway Patrol. No one involved was taken to a hospital, a Heartland Fire & Rescue dispatcher said.
A two-vehicle crash on a curve in the 12000 block of state Route 67 was reported shortly before 5 p.m., according to the CHP.
Another noninjury crash was also reported on the highway, authorities said.
Lakeside fire officials said traffic would likely be delayed in the vicinity of the crashes, and advised drivers to use extreme caution.
The City Council is scheduled Wednesday to take the first step in calling for residents to conserve water on a voluntary basis following the third straight winter with below-average rainfall.
Jury selection was scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of gunning down his ex-wife in their Lakeside home and then trying to commit suicide by inhaling carbon monoxide.
A San Diego State student awoke to find a man rummaging through her apartment near campus early Wednesday, police said.
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A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a former San Diego police officer accused of groping four women during pat-down searches last year.