Overturned semi blocks road on I-5, SR 46, causes delay for one hour

Accident occured at around 8:30 a.m.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An overturned semi driving northbound on Interstate 5 just south of State Route 46 blocked the road for a couple of hours, creating a headache for drivers near the area. 

The California Highway Patrol reported that about 8:20 a.m., the semi was driving northbound on I-5, when the crash happened just south of State Route 46, blocking both lanes of the road. Drivers near the area were using the right shoulder to get through.

Traffic was backed up approximately 6 miles with a one hour delay, with cars still using the right shoulder to get through traffic.

At 11:52 a.m., the CHP reported that all lanes were opened. 


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