Highway 59 reopens following big rig crash

An accident involving a tractor trailer shuts down part of Highway 59 at Highway 288.

May 11, 2012 10:08:04 AM PDT
An overturned tractor and fuel spill shut down all northbound lanes of Highway 59 for hours.

The accident happened just before 9am on the freeway at Highway 288. Details are sketchy at this point on what exactly happened but there was another car on the scene with rear-end damage.

Crews were on the scene for several hours cleaning up the fuel spill and clearing the wreck. The freeway was finally reopened just before noon.

There is no word of any injuries.

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