LIVERMORE (CBS SF) — All westbound lanes of Interstate 580 at the Interstate 205 junction were blocked by an overturned 53-foot tractor trailer on Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The incident was reported shortly after 10 p.m., Monday night. A Sigalert was issued around 10:33 p.m. saying that all westbound lanes were blocked on I-580, forcing the closure of the I-205 interchange.
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When officers arrived, a passenger was trapped inside the truck trying to kick out the window, according to the CHP.
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The tractor trailer leaked about 20 gallons of fuel onto the roadway. Fire crews were assisting with the cleanup.
There was no estimated time for reopening.
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It is not clear what caused the accident, or if wind was a factor.
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