Jackknifed Big Rig Blocks Traffic on Southbound I-5 Near Ortega

Officials recommend you seek out alternative routes.

Photo courtesy the Torrance Police Department.
Photo courtesy the Torrance Police Department.
Traffic is slowed considerably on the southbound I-5 freeway at Ortega Highway because of a jackknifed big rig truck blocking the carpool lane, according to the city of San Juan Capistrano.

Officials advise that you use an alternate route, if possible. Traffic is also slowing northbound from Camino Capistrano to Ortega Highway.

The California Highway Patrol says there were no injuries in the incident.

Elsa June 30, 2014 at 09:22 PM
Yikes, those 'alternate routes' need 'alternate routes'!! Too bad for our town's restaurants and businesses with the mess out there; I wonder how they're doing?


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