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CHP: Fertilizer spray truck crashes on the Skyway, traffic affected

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A truck carrying fertilizer spray has crashed on Tuesday at the eastbound lanes of the Skyway near “Lookout Point,” according to initial reports from the California Highway Patrol.

Posted: Apr 24, 2018 5:14 PM
Updated: Apr 24, 2018 6:49 PM

UPDATE - The Skyway is now completely open, it reopened after 5 p.m., according to the CHP. 


BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A truck carrying fertilizer spray has crashed on Tuesday at the eastbound lanes of the Skyway near “Lookout Point,” according to initial reports from the California Highway Patrol.

According to CHP, arriving officers found a truck carrying fertilizer spray in between two guardrails at about 3:14 p.m.

Traffic on the Skyway was affected and authorities diverted incoming traffic.

The crash allegedly began around 3 p.m. and caused a 5-inch hole that is apparently 2 feet long and 1 feet wide.

This is a developing story check back for updates for when the eastbound lanes of Skyway are back open. 

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