At least one killed in fiery crash near Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON (KUSI) – At least one person was killed Monday morning in a fiery crash involving a semi truck on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton.

The collision between a sedan and a semi truck happened around 5:05 a.m. on southbound Interstate 5 south of the Aliso Creek rest area, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

The sedan, which was pinned against the center divide by the big rig, became fully engulfed in flames shortly after the crash, according to the log.

At least one person died in the wreck, the CHP reported. No details about either driver were immediately available.

The crash shut down all lanes of southbound I-5 around 5:15 a.m., but the two right lanes were reopened around 20 minutes later. As of 6:45 a.m. only the left lane remained closed.

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