SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — All lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 just north of Ninth Street in San Francisco reopened Thursday night after a truck rolled over on the freeway late in the afternoon.
As of about 10:50 p.m., all lanes were open again.
The crash happened on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco on the portion known as the Central Freeway just past the eastbound Interstate 80 junction at around 3:30 p.m.
Debris was reported across the elevated highway lanes and on streets below in the area of 10th and Bryant Streets. A number of cars at the location appeared to be covered by cement mix.
The truck driver was reportedly being treated for cuts. No other information was immediately available.
Traffic is being diverted off to 9th Street. Motorists are advised to expect delays and to use alternate routes.
Acting Caltrans PIO Chris Mayfield said a cleaning crew has been dispatched to the accident scene. Additionally, CHP has called a tow truck to get the truck flipped upright.
Crews will also need to check the guardrail and make sure there was no damage.
The estimated length of time for reopening the closed lanes is approximately four hours.