Update: Truck Scrapes Mountainside And Blocks One Lane Of Parrotts Ferry Road
Update at 9:55 a.m.: The CHP reports that a tow crew is on the scene working to remove the wreckage on Parrotts Ferry Road in the Columbia area after a semi pulling two trailers full of gravel scrapped a mountainside, spilling the rocks onto the roadway. The big rig is blocking the southbound lane. Further details are below
Update at 8 a.m.: The CHP reports officers are directing traffic on Parrotts Ferry Road after a semi pulling two trailers full of gravel scrapped a mountainside and the truck is blocking the southbound lane. The collision happened on a curve between the bridge and Rambling Hills Estates in the Columbia area and sprayed the rocks across the roadway. No injuries are reported in the crash. Further details are below.
Original post at 7:45 a.m.: Columbia, CA – A big rig carrying a load of gravel has crashed and spilled the rocks over Parrotts Ferry Road in Tuolumne County slowing the morning commute for some motorists.
The CHP reports that semi sideswiped a mountainside on a curve between the bridge and Rambling Hills Estates in the Columbia area. The truck was hauling two trailers and one broke off during the collision. The semi is blocking the southbound lane of the roadway slowing commuters this morning. An update will be provided as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.