Crash blocks SB SR-163 lanes near Friars Rd.

SAN DIEGO - A multi-vehicle crash sent at least two people to the hospital Thursday and forced the closure of all southbound state Route 163 lanes near Friars Road.

The crash was reported shortly before 4:10 p.m., and the California Highway Patrol said the collision involves at least three vehicles.

CHP officials said at least one of the vehicles overturned, leaving one person trapped inside.

Just before 4:45 p.m., authorities were able to clear the scene and reopened all south SR-163 lanes to traffic.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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