Two cars crashed in El Cajon Tuesday night, causing a major traffic backup during the evening commute.
The crash happened around 6:15 p.m. on eastbound Interstate 8 at 2nd Avenue. The California Highway Patrol issued a Sig Alert.
According to officials, two cars crashed, then one of the cars hit a tree. Heartland Fire said no one was taken to the hospital.
Aerial pictures showed traffic backed up for several miles. Drivers were asked to avoid the area.
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