News: Semi-truck crash on I-805 SB at Palm blocks traffic

SAN DIEGO, CA – A crash involving a semi on the southbound side of the interstate blocked several lanes of traffic in Ocean View Hills on Tuesday, reports Caltrans San Diego.

SB I-805 at Palm Avenue, #1-3 lanes blocked due to jackknifed semi. — Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) February 28, 2023

The incident happened sometime before 10:22 a.m. at the intersection of I-805 southbound and Palm Avenue, which is just northeast of Palm Ridge Park.

Police have not shared many details regarding the circumstances of the wreck but did clarify that it involved a jackknifed 18-wheeler.

Our writers will return to update the blog if and when we learn about injuries and how the crash happened.

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