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UPDATE: All lanes are reopen on Northbound Interstate 5 following a big rig crash near Fort Tejon

Posted at 9:23 AM, Nov 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-30 14:08:51-05

UPDATE: The CHP is reporting all lanes are reopen.

UPDATE: The CHP is reporting the number 3 lane has reopened. The number 4 lane is still closed and traffic on the I-5 is backed up to Lebec, according to the CHP traffic website.

They are also reporting a wind advisory in the area. Officials are recommending high profile vehicles such as trailers or campers avoid traveling over the summit until further notice.

Two lanes are closed on Northbound Interstate 5, off of Grapevine Road, following a traffic collision involving two semi trucks.

According to the California Highway Patrol traffic website, the accident is blocking the two right lanes on NB I-5. CHP reported traffic backed up in the number 3 lane.

One person was reported pinned in one of the semi trucks involved.

No injuries were reported.