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Lanes On NB I-5 Reopen After Fatal Big Rig Crash

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12:56 p.m.: CalTrans officials say the second and third lanes on northbound Interstate 5 have reopened.

The number one lane on the northbound side and another lane on the southbound side near Seamas Ave. will remain closed. There's is no estimated time of opening. 

 

9:01 a.m.: A big rig truck has crashed on northbound Interstate 5 just before the Seamas Avenue Exit, blocking all northbound traffic.

The Fed Ex truck crashed just after 6 a.m. Thursday morning.

CHP has confirmed one person was killed. CalTrans says traffic is backed up about seven miles along I-5.

Video via Sacramento Bee:

Original Post: Authorities say that a jackknifed big rig has shut down all lanes on northbound Interstate 5 at Seamas Ave. Thursday morning.

There are significant delays in the area and it's unclear when lanes will reopen.

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Multiple media organizations are reporting that there is a fatality in the crash.