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No injuries reported after concrete mixer trailer overturns on 101 in Santa Barbara

Posted at 4:10 PM, Oct 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 19:10:04-04

No injuries were reported after a concrete mixer trailer overturned on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara Wednesday morning.

The CHP says the driver of a Toyota Tacoma was pulling the concrete mixer trailer around 9 a.m. Wednesday. CHP says the trailer was beyond the truck’s towing capacity, and it overturned and landed in two lanes of Highway 101, just north of Garden Street.

Cement trailer spill
A Toyota hauling a concrete mixer trailer overturned Wednesday morning in Santa Barbara (Photo Courtesy: Santa Barbara City Fire Department)

 

Cement spilled out of the trailer and blocked lanes. The CHP issued a Sig-Alert after the accident, and the #2 and #3 lanes were closed for about three hours.

CHP says the driver of the Toyota, who is a Santa Barbara resident, was not injured and was not driving under the influence.