I215 Southbound Closed Due to Accident

This morning, at approximately 5:00 am, the California Highway Information reported that the 215S is closed between McCall Blvd. and Newport Road due to a multi-vehicle accident in Menifee. There were some reports of a fatality, but those reports are not yet confirmed. Vehicles will be detoured off of the 215 at McCall and routed through Menifee to re-enter the freeway on Newport. According to the latest available report from the California Highway Information, the closure is scheduled to last at least 2 hours. All lanes are closed at this time, and CHP are on scene.

Update: as of 6:52am, the southbound #2 lane was reopened.

Update: as of 7:25am, all lanes now open.


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