Big rig overturns on I-5 in Castaic, no injuries

Two big rigs collided on the southbound Interstate 5 Freeway stopping traffic for miles near Templin Highway north of Castaic on Tuesday afternoon, January 07, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Two traffic collisions on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, one involving two big rigs, resulted in bumper to bumper traffic on Interstate 5 in Castaic early Tuesday afternoon. 

“We got the call at 12:22 p.m. and we were on the scene at 12:25 p.m.,” said Leslie Lua, of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.     

“There were two collisons and they are both on the southbound side of the I-5, south of Sloan Canyon Road,” said Lua. 

The first collision happened at 12:01 p.m., involving two big rigs, and the second one occurred at 12:22 p.m., according to Lua. 

“They were both minor accidents,” according to Sgt. Zachary Emmons, from California Highway Patrol. 

“There were no injuries in either collison,” said Lua.

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