No injuries in I-80 big rig accident | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

No injuries in I-80 big rig accident

An eastbound big-rig went over the edge of Interstate 80 this morning between the Soda Springs and Boreal exits.

California Highway Patrol Officer Steve Skeen said the driver was not injured, and a tow company, the Truckee Fire Protection District, the California Department of Fish and Game, and CHP were working to upright and recover the truck.

Fish and Game was involved because of concerns about diesel fuel getting into a local pond, Skeen said.



Information on exactly when or why the accident occurred was not yet available, but should be this afternoon, Skeen said.

“This accident is property damage only,” he said. “We are just concerned with trying to get the load.”


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User