One Person Killed in National City Crash on Interstate 5 near State Route 54
National City, California (January 11, 2020) – One person was killed early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash in National City, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The wreck happened in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5, just after the State Route 54 connector.
The CHP said two vehicles collided in the northbound lanes of the interstate for unknown reasons.
One person died as a result of the crash. The name of the victim was withheld pending family notification,
The crash caused the closure of the northbound lanes of Interstate 5. Traffic was being diverted off I-5 at the Mile of Cars.
Motorists were also being diverted off WB SR-54 onto Highland Avenue.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.