Jackknifed big rig causes Sig Alert on southbound I-5

Crews work on a jackknifed big rig on the southbound Interstate 5 south of Gavin Canyon Friday morning. Dan Watson/The Signal
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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.

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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