SAN DIEGO, TX – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol were forced to shut down several lanes on SR-76 following a traffic collision Wednesday afternoon.
According to Caltrans, the accident involving a tanker truck occurred shortly after 3 p.m. within the southbound lanes of the freeway near Community Church Drive.
EB SR-76 at Community Church Rd, all lanes closed due to traffic collision involving a tanker trunk. pic.twitter.com/azQ9qCmp5Q
— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) January 6, 2021
No injuries have been reported immediately following the crash. However, troopers closed all eastbound lanes for nearly five hours while the accident was investigated and cleared from the roadway.
Details regarding the cause of the collision remain underway. All lanes have since been reopened.
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