CHP: Big rig carrying french fries crashes over I-5 embankment

Jul 1, 2015 6:08 PM by News Staff

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that a big rig has crashed and spilled 79,000 pounds of french fries near Lakehead.

The accident happened around 2:10 p.m. on southbound Interstate 5 north of Lakehead, just north of the Lakehead Rest Area.

According to Caltrans District 2, some diesel has spilled from the truck, but the roadway is clear. Motorists in the area are asked to use caution.

At this time it is unknown if there are any injuries.

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