SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Lanes of southbound Interstate 5 at the Interstate 80 junction in Natomas were blocked after a wrong-way crash early Tuesday morning.
The crash happened around 1 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol. Officers say a driver was going the wrong way on I-5 when they crashed head-on into a big rig.READ MORE: New Colorado Wildfire Prompts Evacuations In Monterey County
A fiery scene resulted, but the wrong-way driver only suffered minor injuries.READ MORE: On Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade, Governor Newsom And First Partner Siebel Newsom Affirm California’s Commitment To Reproductive Freedom
Officers suspect DUI was a factor in the crash.
Traffic was backed up along southbound I-5 between Del Paso Road and the I-80 junction.MORE NEWS: Carjacking in Stockton Park District Friday Evening
All lanes were reopened by 8 a.m.