[UPDATE 5:24 p.m. Ramp Now Open] Large Truck Overturned on 299 on 101 Offramp


Map of general area where the accident occurred.

According to scanner traffic, a large truck has overturned just east of Hwy 101 on Hwy 299 in the eastbound lanes.  Report from the scene states there are only minor injuries but there is an oil leak.

UPDATE 10:05 a.m.: The offramp from Hwy 101 is closed and Caltrans is on the way.

UPDATE 10:37 a.m.: According to Caltrans spokesperson Eli Rohl, the truck is loaded with beer and must be unloaded before it can be moved…Any volunteers?

UPDATE 12:12 p.m.:

UPDATE 2:27 p.m.: Video from Caltrans showing the efforts by a local towing company to get the truck back on its wheels.  Oops! All that beer going to waste! [Actually, the bottles are all empty…but, still…!]

UPDATE 3:20 p.m.: Caltrans spokesperson Eli Rohl estimates that the offramp will open around 5 p.m.

UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: Eli Rohl tells us the ramp is now clear.



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