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Military tanker crashes off of Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo

Posted at 5:18 PM, May 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-18 20:20:05-04

A military fuel service tanker skidded off the Highway 101 freeway on Friday, causing a five hour roadblock.

Officials sent details of the incident on Saturday. The accident happened on the California Boulevard off-ramp in San Luis Obispo. It crashed into a roadside fence.

(Courtesy: 91st TD Public Affairs Office)

No one was injured and no fuel spillage occurred, according to 91st TD at Fort Hunter Liggett.

(Courtesy: 91st TD Public Affairs Office)

The fuel truck was the trail vehicle for a convoy from the 2220th Transportation Company, 1120th Transportation Battalion out of Tucson, Arizona, conducting routine driver’s training during the annual Combat Support Training Exercise held here.

(Courtesy: 91st TD Public Affairs Office)

California Highway Patrol was on scene to control traffic and gather accident details.  Some damage to the fence was reported.