SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person is dead after a late-night rollover accident at the I-8 and I-5 connection in the Midway District on Thursday.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the fatal accident happened just a few minutes before midnight on the east- and westbound ramp from I-8 to southbound I-5. It is unclear which direction the car was traveling from before losing control.
A report from the scene said that more than one person was trapped inside the vehicle that overturned in the crash and came to rest on a raised embankment. At least one person was pronounced dead at the scene.
The area was closed for about three hours.
Further information about the crash has not yet become available.
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