SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An overturned tanker truck blocked several lanes along Highway 50 in Sacramento late Friday morning.
The crash happened a little before 10 a.m. near the Stockton Boulevard offramp from westbound Highway 50. Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but a tanker ended up overturned on the roadway.
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Overturned tanker truck, solo non-injury traffic collision US-50 westbound at 48th St over-crossing #1 #2 and #3 lanes shut down while crews clean up. Estimated time of opening the freeway lanes is a minimum two hours. #calforniahighwaypatrol #sacramentofiredepartment pic.twitter.com/FNHrM4Pj3m
— CHP-South Sacramento (@CHPSouthSac) April 15, 2022
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Three lanes of the freeway were shut down at the 48th Street overcrossing. All lanes were reopened a little after 12:30 p.m.