Sig Alert issued for I-5 in Camp Pendleton area

SAN DIEGO - A Sig Alert was issued Saturday for Interstate 5 in the Camp Pendleton area so a life flight helicopter could land on the freeway to transport a crash victim to a hospital.

According to the California Highway Patrol's CAD page, the crash occurred just before 5 p.m. Saturday near the Aliso Creek rest area when a vehicle overturned and struck the center divider.

The northbound lanes were briefly closed so the helicopter can land and airlift the injured person to be treated.

The Sig Alert was issued just before 5:30 p.m. and is expected to be in effect for about an hour.

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