Big-rig overturns, spills 14k gallons of paint near Novato

The white big-rig was hanging over a ridge on Lucas Valley Road near Westgate Drive near Novato, Calif., after a crash on Thursday, September 10, 2015. (Photo Courtesy of Marin County CHP)

A big-rig overturned Thursday morning southwest of Novato, spilling an estimated 14,000 gallons of paint, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

The incident was reported around 6:25 a.m. on Lucas Valley Road near Westgate Drive, California Highway Patrol officials said said.

The white big-rig was hanging over a ridge and the paint spill is inaccessible, according to the CHP.

Sheriff's officials said the incident required a full hazardous materials response.

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