RANCHO SANTA FE — At 7:50 a.m. March 30 firefighters from the Rancho Santa
Fe Fire Protection District responded to a report of an overturned dump truck on Del Dios Highway near the Lake Hodges Dam. When they arrived on scene, firefighters found a dump truck that had been towing a flatbed trailer with a small tractor lying on its side in the eastbound lanes, stopping against the guard rails. No injuries were reported. The highway was closed for about an hour as crews worked to clear the scene.
The emergency response included one fire engine and one San Diego Medical Services (CSA-17) ambulance. San Diego County Department of Public Works was called to clean up the roadway and repair damage to the guard rail. California Highway Patrol conducted traffic control and is investigating the cause of the accident.
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