Tractor-trailer overturns, blocks traffic on I-5NB in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, CA – An accident involving an overturned 18-wheeler blocked several lanes of traffic on the interstate in Oceanside Thursday morning, reports Patch.

The incident happened sometime before 8:30 a.m. on the northbound side of I-5, just south of the California Highway Patrol San Onofre Inspection Facility.

Authorities say the semi blocked the three left lanes of I-5 northbound.

At this time, it’s unclear what caused the crash and if anyone sustained injuries. Our bloggers will circle back with updates if and when we learn more about the total number of vehicles involved or the circumstances of the wreck.

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