BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — UPDATE: As of 10:30 a.m, the California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident Page, all backed up traffic on I-5 has been cleared. Only one lane is currently open on Northbound 99.
As of 7:40 a.m: According to the California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident Page, a collision was reported involving two semi-trucks Tuesday morning.
A “long term” road closure and diesel fuel spill were also reported.
CHP advises drivers to take northbound SR-99 as a detour.
There is also another incident reported at Northbound I-5 at the SR-99 split. It is currently closed due to an injury crash and clean up.