PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — An accident involving a gravel truck spilled dozens of gallons of diesel all over the road near Thunder Valley Casino Resort on Wednesday.
California Highway Patrol’s Auburn division says, around 6:30 a.m., a pickup truck broadsided a gravel truck that was heading west on Athens Avenue.READ MORE: 'It Meant The World To Me': Oakdale Officer Thanks Citizens Who Helped Him After Hit-And-Run
The crash damaged the gas tank of the gravel truck, causing around 80 gallons of diesel to spill onto the road.READ MORE: Could Mask Mandates Drive Business To Surrounding Counties Who Don't Have One?
Hazmat crews have been at the scene through the morning working to clean up the mess.
Westbound Athens Avenue remains closed for the time being.MORE NEWS: Kaiser Permanente Sued By Federal Government Over Alleged Medicare Fraud
Officers say they have arrested the pickup truck driver on suspicion of DUI. No injuries have been reported.