Big-rig crash spills corn onto highway

April 22, 2009 2:55:57 PM PDT
Both lanes of westbound state Highway 37 have reopened following an accident this morning that involved two big-rigs, one of which spilled corn grain on the road.

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The accident was reported around 7:50 a.m. near Railroad Avenue in Vallejo

The California Highway Patrol said one of the big-rig drivers suffered major injuries and was taken to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.

CHP officer Peter Van Eckhardt said the big-rig that spilled the load of corn grain was a 1995 Peterbilt with two dump trailers.

The other big-rig was able to drive from the accident scene, Van Eckhardt said.

The lanes were cleared by 10:40 a.m.

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