A vehicle and a big rig collided Thursday on a state Route 94 transition ramp in the Fairmount Park area, leaving one of the drivers hospitalized.

The crash was reported around 9:50 a.m. on the transition ramp from westbound SR 94 to southbound Interstate 15, California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt said.

The collision left the driver of the smaller vehicle trapped on the transition ramp, Bettencourt said. Firefighters freed the motorist, who was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital for treatment of injuries of unknown severity, the officer said.

A SigAlert was issued around 10:20 a.m. shutting down the transition ramp from westbound SR-94 to southbound I-15.

The circumstances leading up to the crash were under investigation.

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