Orange County News
5 Freeway crash: Propane tanker, 5 vehicles collide near San Clemente
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (KABC) -- An accident involving a propane tanker truck and five vehicles shut down lanes on the southbound 5 Freeway Friday morning near San Clemente.
Authorities say the crash happened just past Basilone Road just after 7 a.m. At one point, all southbound lanes were closed, backing up traffic for six miles.
It took crews more than three hours to clean up the mangled debris, CHP Officer Mike Martinez said
Three lanes have since reopened to traffic. No serious injuries were reported.
City News Service contributed to this report.
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