One person was killed Monday afternoon in a solo car crash on Interstate 5 in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.
The fatal accident occurred shortly after 1 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway, near Imperial Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The victim, whose name was not immediately released, died at the scene.
The wreck left all southbound lanes on the interstate blocked for a time, prompting the CHP to issue a congestion alert for the area. As of 1:35 p.m., one lane had been reopened.
–– City News Service
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