CHP: Jackknifed semi blocked multiple lanes on Interstate 5 in Fort Tejon


A jackknifed semi truck on the northbound Interstate 5 slowed down traffic for several hours Wednesday night in Fort Tejon.

According to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information page, a jackknifed semi truck hit the center divider and blocked the northbound #1 and #2 lanes on Interstate 5 near the Highway 99 split following a crash just before 8:30 p.m.

Debris from the crash went into the #1 lane on the southbound I-5 slowing traffic in both directions.

According to CHP, a black sedan was also involved in the crash, but the cause of the crash is unclear.

As of 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the #1 lane on the northbound I-5 remained closed.

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