Crash close lanes on SB I5 near Newhall

Posted at 3:57 PM, Feb 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-10 19:22:07-05

If you are heading toward the Los Angeles area, you may want to give yourself some extra time.

An overturned big rig on the southbound Interstate 5 freeway near Newhall is causing a several mile back up.

CHP officials said a traffic collision has closed lanes on SB I-5, South of Templin Hwy.

According to CHP officials, the injury accident, that happened several hours ago is still affecting traffic. 

For a while, three lanes were closed but as of 3:27 pm. The left two lanes are open. 

It is unknown at this time how many people were hurt or their identities.