LEBEC, Calif. (KGET) — Update — All lanes on southbound I-5 are now back open, according to the CHP.
All lanes on southbound Interstate 5 on the Grapevine near Lebec are currently closed due to an overturned big rig.
The California Highway Patrol said tow trucks are on the scene and are working to clear the lanes. Motorists in the area should expect delays. It is unknown at this time when the highway will reopen.
All southbound lanes of I-5 on the Grapevine near Lebec are closed due to an overturned big rig. Tow trucks are on scene we are working on clearing lanes. Expect delays. #TrafficAlert pic.twitter.com/jGIkcLFfLb— CHP Bakersfield (@BakersfieldChp) May 6, 2021
The department said it received reports of the accident at around 3:44 a.m. Since then, traffic has significantly backed up.