Vehicle Crash on Ortega Highway Left One Injured, Traffic Stalled

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (April 26, 2022) – Thursday morning, a traffic accident on State Route 74 left one person injured police said.

According to authorities, the crash occurred around 7:48 a.m. along State Route 74 traveling toward Riverside near La Para Avenue.

Furthermore, paramedics immediately responded to the scene upon receiving multiple reports about the crash.

In addition, the crash resulted in slow traffic and authorities advised residents to steer clear of the area.

Both directions of the roadway were temporarily closed down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Meanwhile, the circumstances surrounding the crash remain unclear at this time.

San Juan Capistrano officials continue to investigate the accident on State Route 74.

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