Crashes Occurred On Both Sides Of SR-163, Near I-8SAN DIEGO — Traffic on state Route 163 near Interstate 8 was backed up on Friday due to two separate crashes. The first crash occurred at about 4:20 p.m. on northbound SR-163 near the connector to eastbound I-8, according to California Highway Patrol’s CAD website. The motorcyclist was reported down in the lanes after a crash involving a white sedan. The rider was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the CHP and fire officials. The transition ramp was closed following the crash, the CHP said. The second crash occurred just before 4:40 p.m. on southbound SR-163 near the connector to westbound I-8 and involved seven vehicles. It is unclear if anyone was injured. More details will be posted as they become available.
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