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Semi-truck crash on Hwy 101 in Atascadero causes lane closure

CHP investigating two-car fatal collision on Highway 101 near Buellton
Posted at 4:15 AM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 07:15:40-04

California Highway Patrol is responding to a semi-truck crash on Hwy 101 in Atascadero.

The crash happened at around 2:10 a.m. Friday on the southbound lanes about four miles north of the state route 58 exit. Between Atascadero and Santa Margarita.

According to CHP, a semi-truck carrying 20,000 pounds of lettuce is turned on its side near the center divider out of the roadway.

No other vehicles were involved and CHP is not reporting any injuries at this time.

As of 4 a.m. CHP has the number one lane blocked as they work to clear the scene.

This is a developing story and will be updated when new information becomes available.