A freeway collision near Grossmont Center mall left one person dead Monday afternoon.
The fatality occurred on westbound Interstate 8 at state Route 125 in La Mesa about 3:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Initial reports indicated that the victim may have been a pedestrian, or perhaps was ejected from a vehicle, the CHP reported.
The accident left several lanes blocked in the area and worsened afternoon rush-hour congestion.
— City News Service