Car Crashes and Rescues Due to Wild Weather in San Diego

San Diego Lifeguards and San Diego Fire-Rescue (SDFD) officials are rescuing an injured hiker on the trail at Blacks Beach in heavy weather and lightning, they said. 

There is no word yet on the extent of her injuries or the progress of the rescue.

At approximately 2:10 p.m., lifeguards and SDFD officials said they were rescuing a second person from a cliff near Blacks Beach, noting that rain made the trails slippery. There is no word on that person's status. 

All throughout the day Saturday there have been accidents along the freeways. 

Northbound lanes of Interstate 15 South near Friars Road were blocked due to a multi-car collision at approximately 3:15 p.m., Caltrans said. All lanes were reopened at 4 p.m., Caltrans said. 

Three lanes heading northbound on Interstate 5 were blocked after a multi-car collision for a period of time. 

The lanes reopened to traffic shortly before 1 p.m. 

Check back for updates on this breaking news story. 

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