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Two Big Rigs Collided in Accident on Interstate 5, in Kern County

January 2, 2015- A semi truck crash on the Grapevine causes traffic delays, in Kern County, on Friday.  The big rig collision took place on Interstate 5, near Lebec Road, at about 5 PM.

The California Highway Patrol reported that two tractor-trailers collided at the base of the Grapevine, on southbound I-5.  One of the semi trucks caught fire from the accident.  The flames spread to a hillside at the shoulder of the freeway.

kern county two big rigs crash interstate 5 grapevine lebec road
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Two lanes of traffic were blocked until the wreckage could be cleared.

No other information is known at this time.

Please call if you would like us to investigate this accident. The event data recorders with the airbag modules may have recorded the vehicle speeds. And we can look into whether the big rigs malfunctioned. Our firm is located in Visalia on Caldwell Ave., north of Bakersfield.Attorney John Rozier. 559-713-0159 or contact us online