SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A big rig careened out of control on Highway 101 in San Francisco Saturday morning, crashing through a barrier and off an overpass before tumbling down to Bayshore Blvd. 20 feet below, authorities said.

Fire officials reported on Twitter the incident occurred just after 8 a.m. on the northbound side of the highway near Paul Avenue.

According to San Francisco Police Captain Raj Vaswani three occupants of the truck were transported from the scene with non life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, and drivers were advised to avoid the area.


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