Pesticides spilled in morning crash on SB I-680

June 20, 2011 10:16:29 AM PDT
A crash that caused a pesticide spill blocked several lanes on southbound Interstate Highway 680 for nearly two hours this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident, which was reported at about 8:15 a.m. just north of South King Road, involved three vehicles including a truck carrying pesticides.

Only minor injuries were reported, but an estimated 25 gallons of pesticides spilled in the crash, and a hazardous materials crew was called to the scene, CHP Officer John Short said.

Three southbound lanes and the South King Road off-ramp were shut down until shortly after 10 a.m.

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