Incident on I-5

An incident occurred on Interstate 5 near the Bankers Hill neighborhood in San Diego on Monday when a garbage truck overturned, causing chaotic traffic conditions just before the morning rush hour. The accident was reported just before 6 a.m. near Hawthorn Street in the northbound lane No. 1 of the highway, according to California Highway Patrol records. About 10 gallons of mixed oil and diesel spilled onto the road after the truck overturned. Details on what caused the garbage truck to overturn are unclear at this time. No injuries have been reported. A SigAlert was issued for motorists due to congestion around the truck. Around 9 a.m., traffic remained down to one lane as crews worked to clean up the scene. All lanes were reopened around 11:30 a.m., according to Caltrans. During the morning rush hour, reports showed that the accident delayed motorists by up to 60 minutes in the area, congesting northbound traffic all the way to exits in Chula Vista.  
Location: Bankers Hill, San Diego, CA, USA
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