I-5 Reopens After Overturned Tanker Stalls Traffic

Apr 23, 2013 11:23 AM

At around 8:30 a.m. this morning, CHP reported an overturned tanker near the Bowman Road on ramp on the I-5 between Red Bluff and Cottonwood. The driver is trapped in the tanker, and rescue personnel are at the scene working to extract the driver who will be airlifted immediately after being recovered from the vehicle. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. The northbound lanes remain closed, but southbound lanes have reopened. We will post updates as they come in.

(UPDATE) 12:15 p.m.- The Bowman Road on ramp remains closed at this time. Both northbound and southbound lanes on the I-5 are open.


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