SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — One person died Saturday after a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton, according to Times of San Diego.
The accident happened on the southbound lanes and was reported shortly after 2:09 p.m.
Details are limited, but the California Highway Patrol said up to five vehicles pulled over after the crash to assist the driver of a wrecked minivan.
A traffic backup built up in the area, with some vehicles getting through the scene on the right shoulder.
Shortly before 4:00 p.m., the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office was called to scene, indicating the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
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