Interstate 5 near SMF reopens due to crash, Caltrans says

Southbound Interstate 5 near the Sacramento International Airport has reopened after a crash involving a Brinks home security truck, road officials said. The solo-vehicle crash happened along the Yolo County Bypass near Old River Road just west of the Sacramento River, according to Caltrans. The crash was first reported around 5:05 pmA spokesperson for Caltrans told KCRA 3 that a tow truck was needed to tow a Brinks truck that is partially over the bypass before any lanes can be reopened.Traffic is backed up for several miles in both directions .Caltrans said at 6:53 pm on Twitter that the road has since reopened.It is unknown what led to the crash. The condition of the person(s) inside the vehicle is also not known. This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

Southbound Interstate 5 near the Sacramento International Airport has reopened after a crash involving a Brinks home security truck, road officials said.

The solo vehicle crash happened along the Yolo County Bypass near Old River Road just west of the Sacramento River, according to Caltrans. The crash was first reported around 5:05 pm

A spokesperson for Caltrans told KCRA 3 that a tow truck was needed to tow a Brinks truck that is partially over the bypass before any lanes can be reopened.

Traffic is backed up for several miles in both directions.

Caltrans said at 6:53 pm on Twitter that the road has since reopened.

It is unknown what led to the crash. The condition of the person(s) inside the vehicle is also not known.

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Spokesperson for Caltrans says a Brinks truck is partially over the bypass on I5, closing southbound lanes.

Said the truck will need to be towed before lanes can open back up. He said traffic is backed up several miles in both directions. @kcranews

— KCRA Lee Anne Denyer (@KCRALeeAnne) June 29, 2022

This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

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