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Overturned pickup truck-trailer crash snarls I-5 traffic in Sacramento

Southbound Interstate 5 traffic is backed up Friday afternoon between West El Camino Avenue and Richards Boulevard after a pickup truck-trailer overturned.
Southbound Interstate 5 traffic is backed up Friday afternoon between West El Camino Avenue and Richards Boulevard after a pickup truck-trailer overturned.

A pick-up truck pulling a trailer overturned Friday afternoon on southbound Interstate 5 at Richards Boulevard, blocking two lanes of traffic, the California Highway Patrol reports.

The truck, a sliver Ford F150 crew cab, crashed about 12:04 p.m. Its trailer split in two pieces, according to the CHP. The crash has backed up traffic on southbound I-5 lanes. One lane was initially open, and the No. 3 and 4 lanes reopened at 1:27 p.m, the CHP reports.

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