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UPDATE: All lanes have reopened on Interstate 5 following big rig crash near Gorman

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Posted at 12:43 AM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 06:29:14-05

GORMAN, Calif. — UPDATE: The California Highway Patrol website is reporting all lanes have reopened.


The California Highway Patrol is closing down Northbound Interstate 5, and two Southbound lanes, near Gorman School Road due to a six vehicle accident involving a big rig that jack knifed.

The CHP website is reporting a long term closure for NB lanes of the I-5. Two lanes are being blocked off on the SB side.

According to the CHP website, the big rig was traveling down NB I-5 when it crashed with a sedan and then jack knifed into the NB guard rail. Four more vehicles were involved in the crash on both lanes.

No injuries were reported in this accident.

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