One confirmed dead in multi-vehicle crash on I-280

December 15, 2012 1:59:39 PM PST
An on-ramp and one lane of traffic on southbound interstate Highway 280 in South San Francisco is blocked as emergency responders are at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash that killed at least one person, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

The CHP received reports a short time after 12:20 p.m. of a collision reportedly involving at least three cars on southbound Highway 280 at the Westborough Boulevard on-ramp.

One person involved in the crash has been confirmed dead, Officer James Evans said.

The southbound Highway 280 Westborough Boulevard on-ramp and one right-hand lane along the roadway have been closed and are not expected to reopen until around 3 p.m., the officer said.

The CHP issued a Sig-alert for the crash at 12:51 p.m.