MANTECA (CBS13) — Multiple people were injured in a crash involving two big rigs on a Manteca highway Thursday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a chain of collisions shut down eastbound Highway 120 near Union Road for several hours. The crash happened just after 11:30 a.m. and all lanes reponed at around 3:42 p.m.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested After Car Chase In Downtown Sacramento
The CHP said one big rig rear-ended a second big rig, causing the second one to rear-end a third vehicle.READ MORE: Wet Weather May Have Played Role In Davis Crash That Killed 1-Year-Old
In total, three people suffered injuries — one with major injuries and two with minor.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Valley Chorus To Take Part In 80th Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor Attack In Hawaii
The lengthy road closure was due to hazardous material falling into the roadway. The CHP said it appears the material was likely gasoline or fluids spilled during the collisions.