Three people were injured—one moderately—in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday on southbound Interstate 215 at McCall Boulevard in Menifee, prompting the blockage of the southbound lanes, according to reports.
The four-vehicle collision was reported at about 11:20 a.m., Melody Hendrickson, a spokeswoman for CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department, wrote in an incident report.
By 11:55 a.m., responding firefighter/paramedics had successfully rescued one person who had became trapped in their vehicle, according to Hendrickson.
That person suffered injuries described as moderate and was transported to a local hospital via ambulance.
Two others suffered injuries described as minor by the spokeswoman.
As of 11:51 a.m., all southbound lanes were closed at the accident scene, California Highway Patrol reported. Motorists were being diverted across the McCall off-ramp and back onto I-215 via the McCall on-ramp.
A Sigalert was in place, according to the CHP.
The crash site is within a 55-mph construction zone for the I-215 widening project. --By Maggie Avants