A fatal accident in the Grapevine on the morning of Tuesday, August 27th caused long delays for morning commuters heading south on Interstate 5. Two big rigs collided just after 6 a.m. near Lebec, leaving both trucks on fire on the side of the Interstate and one victim dead.
All lanes of southbound Interstate 5 was closed as a result. One lane was reopened around 7 a.m. Commuters were being detoured using Highway 138 and Highway 14 in Lancaster. The details of the crash are still unknown.