PATTERSON (CBS13) — A FedEx and Amazon truck were involved in a crash on Interstate 5 near Patterson on Thursday morning.
The incident happened a little after 4:30 a.m. on the northbound side of the freeway near Sperry Avenue.READ MORE: Homemade Pipe Bomb Found In Front Of South Sacramento Elementary School
Officers say the incident was a chain-reaction crash. The FedEx truck slowed down to a complete stop as it came upon traffic, but big rig directly behind it didn’t notice or wasn’t able to stop in time and rear-ended the truck.READ MORE: Sacramento Animal Shelter Receives Injured Beaver
Seconds later, an Amazon truck crashed into the second big rig.
No injuries have been reported, but the crash had the whole northbound direction blocked for a time.
The FedEx truck was carrying three pallets of auto refrigerant, but the load didn’t spill. Still, the load is being unloaded for safety.MORE NEWS: Folsom Slackliners Run Risk Of Hefty Fines In State Parks
I-5 wasn’t fully reopened until just before noon.