Truck spills dirt, diesel fuel

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Photo by Gretel Daugherty

Crews clean up spilled dirt and diesel after a semi truck rolled at the south end of the I70 overpass on the Redlands Parkway today.


A loader from M.A. Concrete Construction scrapes up dirt and rocks from the load of the trailer of an overturned company semi, to spread over a diesel spill of about 100 gallons on the approach to the Redlands Parkway at the south end of the I-70 Business Loop overpass today. One person was injured in the accident, which closed down the northbound lanes of the overpass for several hours. Traffic was diverted onto the Riverside Parkway while crews cleaned up the dumped dirt, diesel spill and wreck.

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