A traffic light that was not functioning properly had traffic backed up on a Highway 49 offramp. According to CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse the left hand turn signal was malfunctioning and not cycling properly at times on the southbound McKnight Way exit.
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Apparently there was some sort of a sensor issue that was not allowing the left turn signal to change from red to green. Barnthouse stresses that treating a red light like as a stop sign is only permissible if the light is malfunctioning- not just because you are in a hurry.