Several cars crash into tractor-trailer on I-5

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SAN DIEGO – At least two people were taken to the hospital after a tractor-trailer crash near the Midway District Monday night.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Old Town Avenue.

The driver of the tractor-trailer said he was shifting gears and started experiencing issues with the big rig when he was rear-ended by a car.

Three other cars were also involved in the crash.