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Spilled oranges closes portion of Interstate 5

January 21, 2012 |  7:51 am

A load of oranges spilled onto the roadway of Interstate 5 Saturday morning, causing portions of the freeway to be closed.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a big rig jack-knifed on the southbound 5 Freeway near the 14 Freeway in Sylmar.

The big rig spilled a load of oranges, which blocked two truck lanes on the 5 Freeway.

Officials said it could take several hours to clean up the oranges, according to the CHP's Twitter feed.

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