Overturned Big Rig Snarls Morning Commute on I-15 in Mira Mesa

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Caltrans camera shows crash on I-15.

A tractor-trailer loaded with furniture overturned and caught fire Thursday morning on Interstate 15 in Mira Mesa.

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The big rig hit the center divider and rolled onto its side in the southbound carpool lanes near Mira Mesa Boulevard around 4:20 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver made it out safely.

The crash prompted a closure of the HOV lanes and two other southbound lanes.

The truck was righted and all lanes were reopened by 8:45 a.m., according to Caltrans.

— From Staff and Wire Reports

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