Wrong-way freeway crash jams rush-hour traffic

One vehicle involved in a wrong-way, head-on crash on I-805 in the South Bay.

SAN DIEGO — A  head-on crash on Interstate 805 slowed rush hour traffic in the South Bay Thursday morning.

The crash was reported shortly before 5:10 a.m. on southbound I-805 near Palm Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Doerr said. A red sedan was heading northbound in the southbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a Jeep, according to a CHP incident log.

 

A SigAlert was issued around 5:35 a.m. shutting down the left two lanes near Palm Avenue. Traffic was backed up in the area for over an hour before officials cleared the lanes around 7 a.m.

FOX 5 has reached out to authorities to confirm whether anyone was injured.

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