A Union Pacific Railroad train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying gasoline in Contra Costa County on Saturday night.
A main thoroughfare in Richmond is closed in both directions Tuesday morning after a couple of manhole covers became dislodged and caused several flat tires on a tanker truck that is now blocking the roadway, a police spokeswoman said.
Millions of six-month-old smolts are hitching rides in tanker trucks because California’s historic drought has depleted rivers and streams, making the annual migration to the ocean too dangerous for juvenile salmon.
An Interstate Highway 580 off-ramp in Richmond has reopened and cleanup is nearly completed after a morning crash involving a double-tanker truck caused a diesel fuel spill, police and hazardous materials officials said.
A San Jose man was killed and another injured early Saturday after a high-speed chase ended with a crash into a tanker truck, according to police.
A tanker truck carrying 1,000 gallons of fuel crashed on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland Thursday afternoon and has blocked multiple lanes of traffic, according to the California Highway Patrol.