Overturned Tanker In Sonoma County Spills 5,600 Gallons Of Oil, Closes Highway 1An oil tanker overturned on state Highway 1 Tuesday morning, spilling 5,600 gallons of oil onto the roadway and into a dry creek bed north of Jenner in Sonoma County, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Tanker Crew Warned Before Bay Bridge Collision; Damage May Top $2MAn empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was warned prior to striking the bridge tower, according to the Coast Guard.
Pilot Who Struck Bay Bridge Had 3 Prior AccidentsThe pilot of an empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was involved in three previous accidents, records obtained Tuesday show.
Oil Tanker Hits Bay Bridge Tower; No Spill ReportedAn empty oil tanker caused minor damage when it struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, and the busy span remained open to traffic, officials said.
Bay Area Coast Guard Not Surprised Bin Laden Planned To Target Oil TankersRevelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an "extreme economic crisis" came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.