Crash closes part of southbound I-5, no damage to Metro Air Parkway bridge found

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9:37 a.m.

According to Caltrans Sunday, southbound Interstate 5 at Airport Boulevard reopened at 3:25 a.m.

The support beam for the new Metro Air Parkway was inspected by a Sacramento County engineer and Caltrans said no structural damage was found to be caused by the crash.

Original story below:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The California Highway Patrol says southbound traffic on Interstate 5 near Airport Boulevard is being diverted due to a crash. 

According to CHP, one of the cars involved in the crash hit a support beam for the new Metro Air Parkway. 

Due to the crash, a Caltrans engineer and supervisor will need to check structural integrity of the bridge. 

CHP says southbound lanes will be closed until Caltrans does emergency repairs or deems it to be safe. 

There is no estimated time of reopening. 

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