SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A big rig crash Monday left Interstate 5 closed as Sacramento Republic Football Club fans celebrated Major League Soccer's expansion to Sacramento.
The truck was carrying ethanol when it turned over on I-5 near Richards Boulevard, according to a release by the City of Sacramento.
The Sacramento Police Department said anyone heading to the Sac Republic FC block party should find alternative routes.
The following freeway on-ramps and connectors to southbound I-5 are closed, according to a statement from Caltrans.
- Westbound I-80 connector
- Eastbound I-80 connector
- El Camino on-ramp
- Richards Boulevard and Garden highway on-ramps
- The Richards Boulevard off-ramp
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The City of Sacramento said the highway could reopen as early as 7 p.m. on Monday.
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