SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - A big rig truck that overturned closed the southbound side No. 2 lane of Highway 101 Tuesday.
The accident happened just after 2 p.m. near the Gaviota Tunnel in Santa Barbara County.
Emergency crews on scene said there is a fuel leak form the truck. The driver and owner of the truck from El Centro said he was carrying a heavy load of utility wire when he hit the shoulder and over-corrected. The semi rolled over into a small ditch on the side of the road.
The driver who was wearing a seat belt said he felt blessed.
He was not hurt or cited and insurance will cover his losses.