Rollover crash causes major backup in San Jose

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Friday, March 10, 2017
A crashed car is seen on I-280 in San Jose, California on Thursday March 9, 2017.
A crashed car is seen on I-280 in San Jose, California on Thursday March 9, 2017.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Traffic backed up in San Jose after a car crashed into a pole and rolled over on I-280 Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened near the Bascom Avenue exit around 3 p.m. The vehicle hit a pole which was left hanging over the freeway.

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The woman driving the car left the roadway while going around a curve, went over embankment and crashed into a pole and a tree, suffering minor injuries.

The crash was cleared, but traffic in the area was heavily affected.