Five people in the hospital after rollover crash in Escondido

ESCONDIDO (CNS) – A single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 15 Saturday in North County sent five people to a hospital, including two who were ejected from the car.

According to California Highway Patrol, it happened around 7:10 a.m., the driver of a white sedan struck the center divider on northbound Interstate 15 just north of Gopher Canyon Road for unknown reasons and veered across the lanes.

CHP official said, The car came to a rest on its roof in an embankment below the roadside.

Two of the people in the vehicle were ejected in the crash, they were taken to Palomar Medical Center to be treated, along with three other people involved in the crash.

The crash left two of the four northbound freeway lanes temporarily blocked, but they have since been re-opened.

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