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. 


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. 


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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