The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a car and big rig on Interstate 5 near Los Banos. According to preliminary reports, the accident occurred just after 3 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway near Highway 165.
A caller reported that the car rear-ended the big rig. It's not clear how many people were involved. Coroner's officials were called to the scene. The accident was cleared and the road opened by 4:53 a.m., the CHP said.