Semi-truck crash causes I-5 traffic jam in Del Mar

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DEL MAR, Calif. – A semi-truck crashed into a pickup truck Thursday afternoon causing major traffic jam on Interstate 5 in Del Mar, California Highway Patrol said.

The semi-truck was seen halfway down an embankment on southbound I-5 near Via de la Villa around 1:50 p.m.  The pickup truck was on the side of the road and appeared to have minimal damage.

It was unknown if anyone was injured in the crash, although an ambulance was at the scene.

Drivers were backed up going in both directions on I-5.

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