San Diego

Crash Snarls Morning Traffic on Southbound I-805

The collision involved two tractor-trailers, officials said

A crash involving two tractor-trailers on southbound Interstate 805 early Thursday left one victim trapped and snarled traffic along the busy freeway amid the morning commute.

The collision happened just before 6 a.m. on I-805 at Mira Mesa Boulevard and Sorrento Valley Road. Authorities issued a traffic alert, as the wreck blocked the two right lanes of the freeway.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) Officials said one person was trapped inside a vehicle; firefighters were able to rescue that victim quickly.

A traffic alert was issued. About 30 minutes after the crash, drivers began slowly moving down the interstate. California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the duration of the traffic alert is unknown.

At this point, there is no word on injuries. No other information was available.

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