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Bay Area Bridge Disaster Raises Questions for San Diego Officials

A single traffic accident in Oakland destroyed a major thoroughfare and disrupted life for thousands of people. What if that happened on a San Diego freeway? Local law enforcement tells us how we prep

Bay Area Bridge Disaster Raises Questions for San Diego Officials

Alison St John (Guest Host): When you saw the pictures of the tanker truck accident that brought down a San Francisco overpass recently, did the question cross your mind: "What if that were to happen on the freeway I commute on every day, here in San Diego?" We've invited two people who work in emergency preparedness in San Diego to talk to us about that hypothetical question: "How would law enforcement agencies respond to such a situation and what kind of planning has gone into preparing for it?"

Guests

  • Lt. Sherri Sarro , head of Critical Incident Management for the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
  • Officer Brad Baehr , spokesman for San Diego Division of California Highway Patrol.