November 30, 2012
Semi slams into center divider on I-5, south of Sutterville Road

LS JACKKNIFEDA.jpgA traffic accident on Interstate 5 in Sacramento involving a jack-knifed big rig has been cleared.

The rig hit a center guard rail on I-5 just south of Sutterville Road about 8:30 a.m, causing traffic to back up in both directions of the freeway. California HIghway Patrol cleared the accident at 10:47 a.m.

One lane in each direction was blocked. Diesel fuel was spilled on the roadway.

- Bill Lindelof

Photo caption: A jack-knifed big rig is removed from the southbound lane of Interstate 5 near the Seamas Avenute exit in Sacramento on Friday, Nov. 30. Photo by Lezlie Sterling /

Here's Fox40's video of the jack-knife.