Lanes Reponing After Big Rig Overturned, Clogging Traffic On NB I-5 Near Arena Boulevard

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An overturned big rig snarled traffic along northbound Interstate 5 near Arena Boulevard.

The accident happened just after 1:30 p.m. Friday, according to California Highway Patrol. Two semi-trucks collided, causing one to overturn, spilling diesel fuel on the roadway, complicating cleanup efforts.

wpid wp 1408144692007 Lanes Reponing After Big Rig Overturned, Clogging Traffic On NB I 5 Near Arena Boulevard

The driver of the big rig has been taken to the UC Davis Medical Center for minor injuries suffered in the crash.

Three lanes were reopened around 4 p.m., but the crash is having a ripple effect on traffic in the area. Motorists should avoid the stretch of freeway if they can, or expect heavy congestion and delays.

Follow updates on this incident and all other traffic in the area here- http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/traffic/

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Sacramento

Get Our App
Get The CBS Sacramento Weather AppGet the latest radar, CBS13 AppCasts and hour-by-hour forecasts. You can also send your weather pics.

Listen Live