UPDATE (April 8, 8:16 a.m.): The California Highway Patrol in Fort Tejon tweeted that a crash Friday night is still impacting traffic on northbound I-5 north of highway 99.
PG&E are on scene and working on restoring power. We have power outages reported on Laval Rd, Grapevine Rd. And in Lebec.
The slow lane on northbound SR-99 remains closed north of the I-5 interchange from an overnight collision. The two left lanes are open. pic.twitter.com/vo5sF8Rp0y
— CHP Fort Tejon (@CHPFortTejon) April 8, 2017
California Highway Patrol is reporting that an accident near the Interstate 5 and Highway 99 split is causing a traffic delay.
The CHP Fort Tejon posting on their Facebook page:
"Lanes blocked!!! The two right lanes are closed on northbound SR-99 north of the I-5 interchange. We had a vehicle collide into a power pole which resulted in a fire. Please slow in the area and expect delays."
CHP is also reporting that power is currently out at the Outlets At Fort Tejon and at a nearby Denny's restaurant.