14 people have been injured in a crash that closed northbound Interstate 5 in Redding Friday night. Two of those people were in critical condition.
Northbound Interstate 5 was closed at the South Bonnyview Road exit while the scene was cleared.
At least three cars may be involved in the collision, happening around 10:15 Friday night. CHP officers at the scene said a southbound vehicle with one person inside crossed the center divider near Cypress Avenue. That vehicle reportedly hit another vehicle head-on on the northbound side.
12 people were taken to hospitals in Redding, two others were taken to Enloe Medical Center in Chico.
Our reporters at the scene say they can see at least three vehicles with major damage, including a van that officers said had 6 people inside.
Officers are investigating to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Check back on this story for updates. We’ll continue to add new details as they come into the newsroom.