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Lanes reopen on 5 Freeway after big rig crash

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Update at 6:35 p.m. Two northbound lanes have now been re-opened, along with the one southbound. 

A collision involving a big rig and multiple vehicles has shut down all lanes but one on the Golden State (5) Freeway at Buena Vista Street in Burbank and resulted in a fuel spill, says Christian Cracraft of the California Highway Patrol.

CHP says one southbound lane has been opened, but rush hour traffic has still ground to a halt. Thousands of cars have backed up about three miles in either direction, <a href="">according to NBC LA</a>.

The crash reportedly occured when a semi-truck hit the center divider and spilled diesel fuel across all lanes. CHP says that hazmat crews are en route to the scene.

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