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Mechanical Failure Is The Cause Of Thursday’s Tractor-Trailer Accident

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Groveland, Ca — The CHP reports that a mechanical failure is to blame for a tractor-trailer losing its load on New Priest Grade Thursday afternoon.

29-year-old Robert L. Miller of Groveland was driving a 1986 Peterbuilt dump truck with a two-axle trailer. His brakes reportedly locked up while going into a turn 1/4 mile down from the top of the grade. The trailer overturned and blocked traffic in both directions.

Falling off the trailer was a forklift that leaked diesel fuel on the roadway. It took approximately 2.5 hours for crews to get everything removed, and temporary repairs made to the road.

Written by BJ Hansen

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