SB I-5 Closed in National City During Rush Hour

The lanes were closed near Mile of Cars Way in National City at about 7:45 a.m.

By Lauren Steussy
|  Friday, Feb 8, 2013  |  Updated 8:29 AM PDT
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SB I-5 Closed in National City During Rush Hour

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All southbound lanes of I-5 were closed Friday morning during peak commute times after a multi-vehicle crash.

The lanes were closed near Mile of Cars Way in National City at about 7:45 a.m. By 8:15 a.m., the lanes were re-opened, but traffic was still backed up to Downtown San Diego, according to the CHP. 

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By 8:30 a.m., the traffic began to clear. 

CHP reports indicated that between two and five cars collided, causing heavy damage to the cars. The damaged cars were spread across all the lanes. 

A Sig Alert was issued for about an hour-and-a-half.

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