A Jackknifed Semi-Trailer Leads to one Dead and More Injured on I-805.

October 22, 2012

A 18 wheeler semi truck jackknifed, for reasons yet to be known, on Interstate 805 Sunday morning, October 21. Tragically a 36-year-old San Diego man, driving his Toyota Yaris, was killed when he crashed into the jackknifed truck while en-route on the northbound 805 freeway near 47th street just before 5:00am. The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office reported Sunday that the man died at the scene, while a passenger from his vehicle was transported to a hospital. The names of the victims were not immediately released pending family notification.

The accident is currently under investigation to determine why the semi-trailer jackknifed which blocked all the northbound lanes.