Haz Mat Team Responds to Clean Up Pesticides Following Truck Accident

According to ABC 7 News in California, a truck accident on June 20 caused delays on Interstate Highway 680 for several hours.  The truck accident occurred at approximately 8:15 a.m. in the bay area in California, just north of South Kind Road on the interstate.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the commercial truck involved in the truck accident was carrying pesticides.  According to California Highway Patrol Officer John Short, approximately 25 gallons of pesticides were spilled in the truck accident.  A hazardous materials team was called out to the scene to clean up.

The South King Road off-ramp, as well as three southbound lanes, were shut down while teams worked to clean up the scene of the truck accident.