A collision involving a big rig slowed traffic and caused a two-hour Sig Alert on the southbound Interstate 5 Friday morning, according to officials.
CHP Officer Eric Priessman said the crash occurred at 8:33 a.m. on the southbound I-5 just south of Gavin Canyon.
UPDATE: Big rig crash blocking 3 lanes on SB 5 near Calgrove in Newhall; @CHPsouthern expects closure to last 2 hrs https://t.co/gGFERZyvk7 pic.twitter.com/peVmmg2TSF
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) December 30, 2016
The jackknifed big rig blocked the No. 1, 2 and 3 lanes of the freeway.
Priessman said a Sig Alert was issued at 9 a.m. for two hours in the No. 1, 2 and 3 lanes of southbound I-5 to clear the crash.
CHP canceled the Sig Alert just before 10:30 a.m. Friday.
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