A serious collision along a San Diego highway has closed traffic in both directions according to the California Highway Patrol.
When two trucks collided along State Route 94 west of Euclid Avenue, one truck crossed over the center divide into eastbound traffic.
All lanes are blocked in both directions around 1:40 p.m.Friday.
Firefighters and paramedics rescued a man trapped inside a blue pickup with a shell that had been knocked onto its side.
On the opposite side of the freeway, an SUV collided head on with a black sedan.
There were several ambulances on scene and CHP officers could be seen interviewing witnesses.
The severity of the collision prompted some people to stop and watch the rescue from a nearby highway overpass.
As of 2:15 p.m., officers were allowing some drivers stuck on the closed lanes of the highway to pass the crash scene. They were diverting westbound traffic at Euclid Avenue.
An NBC 7 News crew is on the way.
Check back for updates on this developing story.