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Fiery big-rig crash jammed 5 Freeway

October 27, 2009 12:56:49 AM PDT
A big rig crashed and caught on fire on the Golden State (5) Freeway Tuesday, shutting down traffic during the morning rush hour.The accident, reported shortly before 6 a.m., affected northbound and southbound traffic at Alameda.

All lanes were reopened just after 11 a.m.

Several cars were smashed under the rig and the CHP said one person was briefly trapped in the wreck.

Only minor injuries have been reported.