NATIONAL CITY (CNS) – A big rig struck the center divider and hit a minivan Monday morning on Interstate 805 in National City, spilling fuel and clogging traffic past state Route 54.
The non-injury crash happened shortly after 4:50 a.m. on northbound Interstate 805 north of Plaza Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A 911 caller reported that a big rig had hydroplaned and struck the center divide before hitting a minivan, the CHP reported. The semi truck ended up jackknifed, with its trailer blocking the right two lanes on the highway.
A SigAlert was issued around 5:05 a.m. by the CHP, which shut down the right three lanes near Plaza Boulevard, and a hazmat crew was called to the scene to clean up a fuel spill.
All lanes were reopened by 9:30 a.m.