Wrong-way driver strikes big rig, closing I-5 freeway for hours early Sunday

A wrong-way driver struck an eighteen-wheeler in Tustin, triggering the truck to jackknife and also spill debris on Interstate 5 early Sunday, October 8.

The accident occurred at 4:42 a.m. when chauffeurs on the northbound 5 highway at Red Hillside Method reported a black SUV taking a trip southbound, inning accordance with traffic logs from the California Freeway Patrol.

The crash closed the northbound side of the freeway since of the extensive debris throughout the lanes.

The appropriate side of the eighteen-wheeler got significant damage as a result of the collision and also had to be towed, according to CHP logs of the incident. CHP dispatchers did not state whether anybody was harmed.

Lanes of the freeway were re-opened at 8:02 a.m.

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