SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A driver is recovering after his cement truck flipped onto its side on Interstate 5 in the Mission Bay area.
The crash occurred at around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday on southbound I-5 near Clairemont Drive.
Witnesses told ABC 10News a car struck the back of a cement truck, causing the truck to veer off the freeway and flip onto its side before striking a tree.
Several people pulled over to help the driver out of the truck.
The crash also caused a diesel spill, prompting a response from a hazardous materials crew.
The truck’s driver was taken to the hospital for observation, ABC 10News learned.
No other injuries were reported.