Officials reopened the far right lane for traffic just before 5:30 p.m. Roadways were backed up and all lanes were shut down once more for officials to clear debris. All lanes reopened at 6:50 p.m.
ALL LANES ARE OPEN ON THE GRAPEVINE— CHP Fort Tejon (@CHPFortTejon) March 24, 2019
ADVISORY: SB I-5 at Gorman School Road is backed up due to multiple-vehicle traffic collision leaving only right lane passable and vehicles exiting to alternate routes. Drive safe. pic.twitter.com/Kutp5quTyj— Caltrans District 7 (@CaltransDist7) March 24, 2019
Fire officials said 30 patients were on scene with 22 suffering minor injuries, seven with undetermined injuries and one airlifted to a trauma center in critical condition.
Video from the scene showed traffic at a standstill and one car burning. Emergency crews were working on evacuating the patients left critically injured.
The crash occurred shortly before 3 p.m. near Gorman School Road. A Sigalert was issued closing all lanes in the area, leaving at least 100 vehicles trapped on the roadway.