Big Rig Catches Fire on I-5, Shuts Down Northbound Lanes
A big rig crashed and burst into flames on I-5 north on Wednesday. According to CHP, the accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. Firefighters extinguished the flames, but the truck is still in the center of the freeway.
Northbound lanes are shutdown just north of Sutterville Road near the US-50 connector. Traffic is being diverted to Highway 50.
CHP is still investigating what caused the crash, and estimate lanes will be back open around 8 or 9 p.m.