DONNER LAKE (CBS13) – Two big rig crashes near Donner Lake forced a temporary closure of eastbound Interstate 80 Thursday evening, the California Highway Patrol said.
Photos from the scene show both trucks blocking significant portions of the roadway. One of the big rigs was jackknifed while the other was on its side.READ MORE: Head-On Crash Leaves 2 With Serious Injuries Near Roseville
The CHP Truckee said the eastbound lanes of the freeway were closed from the summit to Donner Lake. They reopened at around 8 p.m.READ MORE: Cal Fire Says Fall Is Most Critical Time During Fire Season
The cause of the crashes is unknown but photos show wet roadways.MORE NEWS: Mystery Man With Amnesia At UC Davis Med Center Identified Thanks To Community Tips
At this time, details regarding possible injuries were not available.