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.
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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