The wreckage of one of the six vehicles involved in the accident. Courtesy Cal Fire

Two people suffered serious injuries in a six-vehicle crash on Highway 79 in the Sunshine Summit area of Warner Springs in rural northeastern San Diego County, authorities said Monday.

The collision was reported about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Cal Fire San Diego.

One patient was taken to a hospital by air ambulance, the other by ground ambulance, fire officials said.

Emergency units remained at the scene while the roadway is cleared.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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