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Dump Truck rollover blocks both lanes on northbound Highway 99

A semi-truck full of soil fell over and blocked both lanes of northbound Highway 99 just past the Eaton Road off-ramp just before 2 p.m. Saturday.

Posted: Jun 1, 2019 2:09 PM
Updated: Jun 2, 2019 8:06 AM

CHICO, Calif. - A semi-truck fall of soil fell over and blocked both lanes of northbound Highway 99 just past the Eaton Road off-ramp just before 2 p.m. Saturday.

Traffic was diverted and moved past on the shoulder of the highway while both lanes were closed and crews worked the scene.

Chico Fire worked to rescue the driver who was pinned under the vehicle.

The driver reported minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

CHP said the driver lost control and they are looking into what may have distracted him.

Chp said the driver should be okay.

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