Jackknifed big rig snarls morning commute through Santa Maria

CHP reports fuel leak from truck

Beth Farnsworth, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Anchor, beth.farnsworth@keyt.com
POSTED: 07:44 AM PDT Mar 19, 2013    UPDATED: 03:12 PM PDT Mar 19, 2013 
Jackknifed big rig on nourthbound Hwy 101
SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

A Sig Alert is in effect and all northbound lanes of Hwy 101 are blocked through Santa Maria because of a jackknifed big rig.

The accident happened just after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning when the truck collided with the side of the Santa Maria River Bridge.

The California Highway Patrol website indicates all lanes are blocked and the Broadway onramp to the 101 is closed.

Emergency crews on scene are also working a vehicle versus motorcycle incident along the same stretch.