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SR-56 shut down after chain-reaction crash

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Three people were hospitalized with major injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle collision on the eastbound Ted Williams Freeway Friday night.

The collision occurred near Black Mountain Road, just south of Ranchos Penasquitos, around 8:20 p.m., a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.

A witness report on the CHP online log said a westbound car had crossed into eastbound lanes of the freeway, setting off the collision, which appeared to involve three vehicles.

A dispatcher with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said three victims had to be freed from their vehicles and had suffered major trauma.

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