SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle fire affected traffic on westbound I-5 at Main Street yesterday afternoon, according to Caltrans San Diego.
WB I-8 at West Main St, right two lanes closed due to a vehicle fire. pic.twitter.com/X4JfOD4EsN
— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) April 8, 2021
The incident was reported shortly before 4 p.m., by which point the right two lanes of the interstate had been closed to traffic. They would eventually reopen by 5:09 p.m.
While it is unclear at this time what may have caused the fire or whether anyone was injured, we will update this blog should we learn more.
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