Big rig rollover blocks traffic on northbound I-5 near Grapevine

UPDATE: LEBEC, CA (Wednesday, March 5 at 9 p.m.)—The scene was cleared Wednesday evening.

UPDATE: LEBEC, CA (Wednesday, March 5 at 4:15 p.m.)—The #3 and #4 lanes of northbound I-5 are closed for cleanup and investigation. The #1 and #2 lanes are open at this time. The estimated time to open the two right lanes is unknown at this time. Motorists are advised to expect delays.

LEBEC, CA (Wednesday, March 5 at 3:25 p.m.)—A big rig has overturned on southbound Interstate 5, between the east escape ramp and Grapevine exit. Traffic is backing up toward Lebec. Kern County Fire Department personnel on-scene report that the driver is out of the vehicle. The cargo is unknown at this time.

This is part of the February 28, 2014 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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