SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two vehicles crashed in separate locations along northbound lanes of the Great Highway in San Francisco Thursday, and police were investigating whether the two crashes were related.

At around 12:30 p.m., a red Jeep lost control and smashed into a light post, flipping over in front of the Beach Chalet restaurant.

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Firefighters were able to extract the driver, who was taken to the hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.

The circumstances surrounding the crash and the cause were not immediately known. Police were investigating whether a second crash on Great Highway at Noriega, south of the Jeep crash scene, was related to the incident.

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There was no estimated time of reopening the northbound lanes.

Crash scene on Great Highway and Noriega Ave. in San Francisco, January 13, 2022.

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