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Truck spills 100 gallons of olive oil on Riverside freeway

December 21, 2011 |  2:06 pm

Image: Map shows location of where a tanker truck overturned on the freeway in Riverside. Source: Google Maps The eastbound 91 Freeway connector to the 215 Freeway in Riverside was closed Wednesday afternoon after a tanker truck overturned, spilling more than 100 gallons of olive oil.

A California Highway Patrol official said the eastbound 60 Freeway connector to the northbound 215 Freeway also would be closed. Officials did not know how long the connectors would be closed.

Fire crews were sent to the scene to extract the driver, according to a CHP report.

No further details were immediately available.

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-- Sam Quinones

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Image: Map shows the location where a tanker truck overturned on a Riverside freeway.

Source: Google Maps

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