Publish Date: 2023/07/19
SAN DIEGO, CA — An unspecified event involving a concrete pump truck led to an oil spill on Interstate 80 in San Diego’s Birdland area, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The incident was reported on the southbound side of I-805, just north of Murray Ridge Road (Exit 18). It was first reported to the CHP at about 2:10 p.m.
It was unclear whether a crash caused the hazard, but officials said an orange and tan concrete pump truck was responsible. The vehicle came to rest at the gore point near Mesa College.
At 2:44 p.m., lanes 4 and 5 of southbound I-805 were shut down as crews worked to clear the spill.
By 3:18 p.m., more than 30 minutes later, the scene had been cleared and all lanes were reopened to traffic.
No injuries were immediately reported.
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