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

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

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…

Grapevine reopens Friday morning
Signal File Photo: Storm that brought rain to the SCV delivered snow near Gorman. Photo for The Signal by Jeff Zimmerman

Grapevine reopens Friday morning

After the Grapevine being periodically closed due to snow throughout the last few days of the week, California Highway Patrol officials said the Grapevine was reopened Friday. At around 11:15…

Reckless driver ends with traffic collision in Castaic
Reports of a reckless driver ended in a traffic collision on northbound Interstate 5 at Hasley Canyon Road around 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Reckless driver ends with traffic collision in Castaic

Reports of a reckless driver ended in a traffic collision on northbound Interstate 5 Sunday evening, officials said. Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to reports of “the termination…

Grapevine conditions worsen heading into Saturday night
CHP escorts vehicles over the top of Grapevine Summit snow starting to stick at 4000 foot level near Frazier Park. photo for The Signal by Jeff Zimmerman.

Grapevine conditions worsen heading into Saturday night

Grapevine conditions are expected to worsen as temperatures chill through Saturday night, according to officials. In a tweet sent out by the official National Weather Service of Los Angeles, officials…

Interstate 5 through Grapevine reopens after hard closure
Traffic is bumper to bumper as viewed from the Hasley Canyon overpass of the north bound I-5 Freeway on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Dan Watson/The Signal

Interstate 5 through Grapevine reopens after hard closure

Interstate 5 through the Grapevine reopened Thursday afternoon after hard closures throughout Thanksgiving Day due to heavy snow conditions, causing vehicles to turn around seeking detours, with the freeway’s reopening…

Heavy rain, snow hits the SCV and surrounding areas
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's deputies are on snow patrol in Gorman on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Courtesy of the SCV Sheriff's Station

Heavy rain, snow hits the SCV and surrounding areas

Snow has begun falling on the Grapevine as the Santa Clarita Valley is hit with heavy rainfall, which is expected to last through Thursday. “This is a main cold front…

One detained in bizarre I-5 freeway disturbance
LA County Deputies detained one suspect at the Stevenson Ranch Plaza in fron of Walmart who allegedly caused a disturbance on a city bus traveling on Interstate 5, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

One detained in bizarre I-5 freeway disturbance

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies detained a man Wednesday who reportedly threatened to jump from an overpass, after a reported disturbance on an out-of-town bus trip. California Highway Patrol…

Big rig rolls off Interstate 5 in Castaic
Workers discuss how to right a big rig on Friday morning after it rolled off the southbound 1-5 Freeway and onto The Old Road at Muirfield Lane in Castaic at 11:30 PM on Thursday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Big rig rolls off Interstate 5 in Castaic

A big rig carrying approximately 40,000 pounds of plastic pellets rolled off Interstate 5 onto The Old Road just north of Highway 126 late Thursday night. Just after 11 p.m.,…

Early collision sends one to local hospital
LA County Fire and Newhall CHP responded to a solo vehicle crash on the I-5 Freeway near McBean Pkwy, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Photo courtesy of Rick McClure

Early collision sends one to local hospital

L.A. County Fire and California Highway Patrol officials responded to a single-vehicle crash on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Valencia, Wednesday morning, left one person sent to the…

Motorcycle versus vehicle prompts all southbound I-5 lanes to temporarily shutdown
A motorcycle-vs.-vehicle collision on the southbound side of I-5, north of McBean Parkway, resulted in all lanes being shut down near the site of the collision Saturday. Emily Alvarenga / The Signal.

Motorcycle versus vehicle prompts all southbound I-5 lanes to temporarily shutdown

UPDATE 1:15 p.m.: All lanes have been reopened, according to officials. UPDATE 12:56 p.m.: The No. 1 and 2 lanes of the southbound side of Interstate 5 have been reopened.…

UPDATE: Leaking big rig spills 12 to 15 gallons of hydrogen peroxide
A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

UPDATE: Leaking big rig spills 12 to 15 gallons of hydrogen peroxide

Firefighters with hazardous materials training were called to reports Monday of a big rig that leaked between 12-15 gallons of hydrogen peroxide. As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, fire officials reported…

Big rig wreck blocks I-5 traffic near Castaic
A big rig truck crashed into the divider and was blocking two lanes of traffic on the southbound I-5 near Castaic at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8. Emily Alvarenga/The Signal

Big rig wreck blocks I-5 traffic near Castaic

A big rig crashed on the southbound Interstate 5 freeway shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, blocking traffic just north of Lake Hughes Road. The container truck reportedly veered to…

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