SAN DIEGO — Three people were pulled from a vehicle after it crashed along Interstate 5 in the Mission Bay area Thursday.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said crews were responding to a vehicle fire on southbound I-5 east of SeaWorld around 11:30 a.m.
Around 12:30 p.m., fire officials said three people were extricated from a vehicle in connection with the crash.
Two people were taken to a UC San Diego hospital with major injuries and another person was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, Fire-Rescue officials said.
Lanes along southbound I-5 at Interstate 8 were closed for several hours as officials worked to clear the area.
Details regarding the extent of the damage caused by the crash and the extent of the victim’s injuries were not immediately available.