Southbound lane on I-5 blocked after multi-car crash

Caltrans says number 1 lane of I-5 blocked south of South Main Street in Red Bluff due to a multi-car crash.

Posted: Jun 30, 2020 7:20 AM
Updated: Jun 30, 2020 9:22 AM

UPDATE: 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 30 - An early morning crash near Red Bluff left a San Diego woman seriously injured.

The wreck happened on Interstate 5, just south of South Main Street.

Officers say two cars went south on the highway at around 6:30 a.m. and collided - hitting a guardrail as well.

An ambulance took one woman to the hospital with major injuries. Nobody else was seriously hurt.

The crash closed that portion of the highway for a few minutes until one-way traffic was in place.

Action News Now is working to find out the circumstances leading up to this crash.

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RED BLUFF, Calif. - Caltrans announced via Twitter just after 7 a.m. Tuesday that a multi-car crash blocked southbound I-5 just south of South Main St. in Red Bluff.

Shortly after, Caltrans reported the far left lane is the only lane that remains blocked at this time.

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