One person fatally injured in two vehicle crash in Murrieta

MURRIETA (CNS) - One person was killed in a crash involving a vehicle and semi truck on Interstate 215 in Murrieta, authorities said. The crash occurred in the southbound lanes of the freeway near the Los Alamos Road exit about 8:35 p.m. Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol. The vehicle rolled over and was in the middle of the freeway when officers arrived on scene, the CHP said. All lanes of the freeway were stopped about 8:45 p.m. and some drivers turned around and drove the wrong way on the freeway and up the on-ramp to Clinton Keith Road, forcing other drivers to swerve to avoid hitting the wrong-way drivers, the CHP said. The southbound lanes of the freeway were reopened about 11:30 p.m. The age, name and gender of the person killed were not disclosed.
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