BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A collision involving nine vehicles and injured five people blocked traffic on a portion of Highway 58 for hours Thursday in central Bakersfield.

Caltrans reopened all lanes of Highway 58 after seven hours of cleanup of the the crash earlier in the afternoon.

The crash was reported just before 4 p.m. in westbound lanes of Highway 58 at South H Street. A semi-truck carrying hay overturned and caught fire, according to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page. A total of three semi-trucks and six other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Courtesy: Caltrans

Two people suffered major injuries including a semi-truck driver. CHP Officer Hector Organista said the truck driver is expected to survive his injuries. In all, five people were hospitalized with injuries from the crash.

Alcohol or drugs are not factors in the crash, Organista said. The cause of the crash is under investigation.