LODI, Calif. — Traffic on the northbound side of Interstate 5 is snarled just north of Lodi after a load of bricks was accidentally dumped onto the roadway, Caltrans reports.

The bricks accidentally dumped onto NB I-5, near the junction with W. Peltier Road, after two semis collided around noon. The crash is affecting all lanes of traffic on that side of the interstate, CHP said.

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The highway is expected to remain closed for four or five hours while crews work to clear the scene. CHP is diverting northbound traffic off I-5 at Highway 12.

Authorities did not say if the spill has caused any other wrecks in the area and, so far, there have not been any reports of injuries.

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