PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — An accident involving a gravel truck spilled dozens of gallons of diesel all around the street close to Thunder Valley On line casino Resort on Wednesday.
California Freeway Patrol’s Auburn division says, round 6:30 a.m., a pickup truck broadsided a gravel truck that was heading west on Athens Avenue.
The crash broken the gasoline tank of the gravel truck, inflicting round 80 gallons of diesel to spill onto the street.
Hazmat crews have been on the scene via the morning working to wash up the mess.
Westbound Athens Avenue stays closed in the meanwhile.
Officers say they’ve arrested the pickup truck driver on suspicion of DUI. No accidents have been reported.