Northbound I-5 Reopened After Crash Diversion
Northbound traffic now moving smoothly, no more detour.
The northbound I-5 has been reopened after being closed for more than an hour at the 138 due to a multi-vehicle accident just north of Ft. Tejon. A
In addition, there is a hazmat situation with corrosive liquid spilled that is dangerous to inhale or touch. The cleanup process is underway.
The CHP reports that there were nine vehicles and one big rig involved in the accident, which resulted in multiple injuries. Air ambulances from both Los Angeles and Ventura County helped get the injured to area hospitals.
More details about the accident will be posted on hometownstation.com as they become available.