[UPDATE 9:16 a.m.] Milk Tanker Overturned in the Area of Richardson Grove
A tanker truck hauling milk went off Hwy 101 in the area of Richardson Grove and struck a tree about 5:34 a.m. While the 75,000 pound truck is off the road and the driver is reportedly uninjured, the tree is now a traffic hazard. In addition, milk has begun to slowly leak from the truck.
UPDATE 6:10 a.m.: The tank “has buckled.” The “tank is compromised,” according to the California Highway Patrol Incident page.
UPDATE 6:45 a.m.: According to CHP Emergency Dispatch, traffic is moving through the area.
UPDATE 9:16 a.m.: Here’s a photo from a reader that gives a bit of an idea of what the accident looks like.