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Multi-vehicle crash involving logging truck causes 2-4 hour delays on I-5 in Shasta County

A multi-vehicle crash involving a logging truck is causing 2-4 hour delays on I-5 in Shasta County, near the

Posted: Jun 18, 2019 10:35 AM
Updated: Jun 18, 2019 4:39 PM

UPDATE 3:48 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Caltrans District 2 said all southbound lanes have now been cleared from the accident. 

However, Caltrans advises motorists to expect 2-4 hour traffic delays in the area. 

The agency said that motorists traveling southbound will also experience one-lane delays for the Shasta Viaduct Project and the Pit River Bridge Project. 

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UPDATE 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - California Highway Patrol said the southbound lanes are still closed on I-5 and are not estimated to be reopened for another two hours. 

According to CHP, a big rig carrying logs crashed on southbound I-5, near Dog Creek Road. The logs spilled onto the interstate and struck pick-up truck traveling near the big rig. 

The CHP is not reporting any injuries in the crash. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Both lanes of southbound I-5 are blocked in Shasta County due to a multi-vehicle crash involving a big rig.

Caltrans District 2 first reported the crash around 10:30 a.m. approximately five miles north of Lakehead. 

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