Body found along I-8 in Mission Valley, gridlock for commuters

SAN DIEGO –Authorities have closed three westbound lanes on Interstate 8, east of Interstate 805, after a pedestrian was found “down" on the right shoulder.

Camino Del Rio North is also closed between Ward Road and Mission City Parkway.

A Sig Alert was issued on the busy Mission Valley interstate around 7 a.m., bringing morning commuters to a stand-still. The closures are expected to last until for several hours while California Highway Patrol investigates.

CHP officers responded to the possible crime scene and alerted area agencies to be on the lookout for a white BMW sedan that may have been involved.

San Diego police held a news conference around 1 p.m. with updates to their investigation. Click here for the updated information.