San Diego

Wrong-Way Crash Reported on I-805 in Otay Mesa

A Sig Alert was issued in the South Bay Thursday after a two-car crash involving a possible wrong-way driver on Interstate 805, officials said. 

California Highway Patrol was called about a car traveling northbound in southbound lanes on I-805 near San Ysidro Boulevard at about 5:05 a.m. 

About 10 minutes later, medics were responding to a two-car crash north of state Route 905 junction that involved a reported wrong-way driver, CHP said.

Officials said there were injuries but did not provide any other details. The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said 30 crew members were assigned to the scene. 

Two southbound lanes of I-805 near Palm Avenue were shut down to traffic and a Sig Alert was issued at about 5:35 a.m. All lanes were reopened just before 7 a.m.

CalTrans cameras showed traffic backup building in the area near the crash. 

No other information was available.

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