Hwy 101 in Menlo Park re-opens

June 10, 2008 6:17:30 PM PDT
All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park reopened shortly after noon following a multi-vehicle collision involving a jackknifed big-rig this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash, which was reported at 9:54 a.m. in the northbound lanes just north of Marsh Road, had blocked both north- and southbound lanes and backed up traffic for miles.

Preliminary reports indicate that the collision involved a jackknifed big-rig and up to eight other vehicles, according to CHP.

The CHP reported at least 20 gallons of diesel fuel spilled as a result of the crash, but it was not declared a hazardous materials situation.

A Sig-alert was issued at 10:07 a.m. and canceled at 12:22 p.m.