Multi-vehicle crash closes Highway 79 near Winchester

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WINCHESTER (CNS) – One person was injured today in a four-vehicle crash on Highway 79 near the unincorporated area of Winchester.

The crash was reported at about 3:20 p.m. near Construction Road, just east of Diamond Valley Lake. The wreckage blocked all lanes until about 4 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

One motorist was taken to a hospital with a minor complaint of pain, the CHP reported.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday: This story was updated with the latest information.