Overturned Dump Truck Spills Gravel Onto Freeway

The accident snarled Friday afternoon traffic on northbound I-15

NBC 7 San Diego

A dump truck slammed into a guard rail and landed on its side on northbound Interstate 15 Friday afternoon, snarling traffic.

The accident happened around 2:05 p.m. near Mercy Road.

The crash caused the dump truck to spill a bunch of gravel, rocks and debris onto the shoulder of the roadway.

A SigAlert was issued right after the accident. At least two lanes were blocked off. CHP officials provided traffic control as crews worked to clear the gravel from the roadway.

As of 2:40 p.m., traffic was moving slowly through lanes that were open near the crash.

It is unclear if the driver of the dump truck was injured.

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