INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 8-11-18 1:24 am
LOCATION: I-15 NB JSO Camino Del Norte
CITY: San Diego
A white truck is stopped in the middle of the freeway and is hit by a second vehicle.
A CHP officer happens upon the crash and as they pull over to the right shoulder, a second car hits the truck and then hits another vehicle.
When a third vehicle hits the truck, the truck catches fire.
A total of 5 vehicles end up crashing. Fire personnel put out the fire in the truck and find no one was inside. There was one major injury due to the crash and that person was transported to a local hospital.
All lanes of the north-bound freeway were closed for over 1 hour. As of 2:45 am, only the #1 & #2 lanes are open. A male was spoken to by the CHP as he was walking up to the scene of the crash, carrying two gas cans, but claims he did not own the truck. He could not explain where he was walking to. The CHP is investigating the accident.