SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man was killed Monday afternoon in a car crash on Interstate 5 in the East Village, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The fatal accident occurred shortly after 1 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway, near Imperial Avenue, according to the CHP.
CHP says the driver was a 21-year-old male from Calexico that was travelling southbound at 80-90 mph when he swerved and hit a disabled truck near the center divider.
The utility truck had stopped to repair a flat tire.
The victim, whose name was not immediately available, died at the scene.
The wreck left all southbound lanes on the interstate blocked for a time, prompting the CHP to issue a congestion alert for the area. All lanes were re-opened as of 5:15 p.m.
No other injuries were reported.
Chopper 8 shows the aftermath of the fatal accident on Monday.
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See below for images from the crash scene.