Big rig driver killed in I-5 crash

Apr 30, 2015 7:50 PM by News Staff

A big rig driver was killed Thursday afternoon when the semi he was driving overturned and ended up in a ditch on the side of Interstate 5.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the big rig rolled down an embankment and then onto its roof near North Market Street and southbound Interstate 5 around 4:20 p.m. First responders found the driver unresponsive and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crews called for the shutdown of the Market Street off-ramp at 4:40 p.m. and have not given an estimated time for reopening.


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