SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Crews have cleared a portion of southbound interstate Highway 280 in South San Francisco after a multi-vehicle crash there left one person dead, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

An on-ramp and one lane of traffic on southbound interstate Highway 280 in South San Francisco was blocked as emergency responders responded to a multi-vehicle crash that killed at least one person.

The CHP received reports a short time after 12:20 p.m. of a collision reportedly involving at least 3 cars on southbound Highway 280 at the Westborough Boulevard on-ramp.

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

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 reopened around 3 p.m.

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