A portion of the 14 Freeway in California has been closed for an “unknown duration” for cleanup and investigation of a one-rig semi truck crash.
The accident happened on December 28th at around 7:50 a.m. near Santa Clarita, California.
According to Hometown Station News, a semi truck hauling double trailers crashed into a center divider on the northbound 14 Freeway near Soledad Canyon Road.
The driver was injured in the accident, but the extent of his injuries is not known.
All lanes of the 14 Freeway were blocked temporarily for cleanup.
TRAFFIC ALERT: All Lanes in both directions of SR-14 at Soledad Cyn Rd BLOCKED due to traffic collision involving big rig hitting center divider and resulting in fuel spill. Duration unknown. Seek alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/VUcCbUgwcn— Caltrans District 7 (@CaltransDist7) December 28, 2020
As of 1: 15 p.m., backups along 14 southbound were still extensive. Travelers are advised to avoid the area as crews work to clear the wreckage for an “unknown duration.”