One seriously inured in rollover crash on SR-52 near I-5

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SAN DIEGO – A rollover crash involving two vehicles blocked traffic on westbound state Route 52, just east of Interstate 5 Tuesday.

California Highway Patrol reported the crash around 11:40 a.m. Witnesses said a white truck and a black sedan crashed, causing the car to flip over.

One of the cars landed on its roof, the CHP reported. One person involved in the crash suffered a serious head injury, and another reported a shoulder injury.

Paramedics took one person to Scripps Memorial Hospital , San Diego Fire-Rescue spokeswoman Monica Munoz said.

The damaged vehicles blocked all lanes of the freeway for a time.

A single lane had been re-opened by 12:20 p.m., and traffic was congested on westbound Route 52 as far back as Interstate 805, the CHP reported.

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