Madera County: Northbound State Route 99 is now closed at Avenue 21 1/2. pic.twitter.com/ugPzqBPMBL— Caltrans District 6 (@CaltransDist6) May 24, 2017
Southbound lanes of Highway 99 remain shut down Wednesday afternoon after an overturned big rig caught fire in Madera County, authorities said.
Madera County: Current estimates for reopening State Route 99 is 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Plan to use an alternate route if possible.— Caltrans District 6 (@CaltransDist6) May 24, 2017
Southbound State Route 99 is closed at Avenue 24. Eastbound State Route 152 is closed at State Route 99. https://t.co/HRTNUK7T0f— Caltrans District 6 (@CaltransDist6) May 24, 2017
Caltrans says Highway 99 traffic has been closed off at Avenue 24, and eastbound Highway 152 has been shut down at the interchange. Authorities said the crash happened around 12:30 p.m.
It's unknown if anyone was injured in the crash or when the highway will reopen.