(UPDATE) Overturned Big Rig Spills Fertilizer All Over Highway 101

Photos provided by Caltrans.

Caltrans initial reports of the crash location were incorrect. There was an overturned tanker on Highway 101 yesterday morning. However, The manure spill occurred North of Orick. The crash near Weott in unrelated to this incident.

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A big rig carrying a load of FoxFarm fertilizer overturned on U.S. Highway 101 North of Weott yesterday, completely blocking the highway with its stinky payload for more than an hour.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the single-vehicle accident occurred around 3:40 a.m., and the roadway was cleared of doodies by 5 a.m.

The driver sustained minor injuries, but was not transported to the hospital. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.


3:38 a.m.
[3] 1125
3:38 a.m.
[1] BIG RIG
3:39 a.m.
[5] LOAD IS ALL OVER THE RDWY
3:40 a.m.
Unit Enroute
3:40 a.m.
Unit Assigned
3:41 a.m.
Unit Enroute
3:41 a.m.
[6] PER 1657 RDWY COMPLETLY BLOCKED
3:41 a.m.
Unit Assigned
3:41 a.m.
Unit At Scene
3:44 a.m.
[9] 105-20 REQ 1039 SGT
3:44 a.m.
[8] C105-020 REQ 1185
3:49 a.m.
[11] 1039 105-S2
3:50 a.m.
[12] PER 105-S2 START BIG RIG 1185
3:51 a.m.
[15] RDWY IS BLOCKED
3:51 a.m.
[13] 1039 ALL IN ONE TOW, DRIVER WILL CB FOR MROE DETAILS
4 a.m.
[23] 1039 C122 WILL BE ENRT
4:02 a.m.
Unit Assigned
4:25 a.m.
[26] PER ALL IN ONE TOW ETA 1HR
4:26 a.m.
Unit At Scene
4:28 a.m.
[28] 1039 OAKLAND TMC - CMS BOARD # 2,#3
4:42 a.m.
Unit Enroute
4:42 a.m.
Unit Cleared
4:42 a.m.
Unit Assigned
4:42 a.m.
[29] C105-020 VEH MOVED TO SHOULDER //CT CLEANING DEBRIS// LN SHOULD BE CLEARED SHORTLY ///1022 1185
4:43 a.m.
[31] 1039 CHIN
4:43 a.m.
[30] 105-20 COMPANY HAS TOW ENRT
4:43 a.m.
[32] C105-020 COMPANY HAS OWN 1185 ENRT/ NEG 1125
4:45 a.m.
[34] 1039 CHIN /TMC/CT CMS
4:45 a.m.
[33] 1039 ALL IN ONE - CAQNX
4:50 a.m.
[37] 1039 S2
5 a.m.
[38] 105-20 RDWY CLR
5:09 a.m.
Unit At Scene
5:35 a.m.
Unit Cleared
5:56 a.m.
Unit Assigned
5:56 a.m.
Unit Enroute
6:03 a.m.
[44] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1181-Trfc Collision-Minor Inj by CHP
6:03 a.m.
Unit Cleared
6:04 a.m.
Unit Cleared
6:14 a.m.
Unit Cleared

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