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Fiery motorcycle wreck shuts down I-5 ramp

Posted: 8:33 AM, Sep 22, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-22 15:33:29Z
SAN DIEGO – A crash involving two motorcycles on a connector ramp between State Route 54 and Interstate 5 snarled traffic during the Tuesday morning commute. 
 
The crash occurred at around 6 a.m. on the ramp between SR-54 west and I-5 north. According to California Highway Patrol, the collision was so intense that both motorcycles caught fire. 
 
Two injured people were taken to UC San Diego Medical Center to be treated, a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher said. Their conditions were not confirmed. 
  
The crash left three northbound lanes blocked on Interstate 5 and prompted authorities to temporarily shut down the connector ramp, according to the CHP and Caltrans. But the ramp and all freeway lanes were reopened shortly before 7:30 a.m.