The California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Transportation work to clean up the scene of a tractor-trailer crash on Highway 99 just south of North Buhach Road in Atwater, Calif., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. According to CHP Officer Moises Onsurez, the tractor-trailer was carrying two grain trailers heading north on Highway 99 when it crossed into the southbound lanes and overturned, spilling grain across both sides of the highway. Both southbound lanes of Highway 99 and the left northbound lane of Highway 99 were closed. The driver of the truck suffered major injuries and was transported to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
The California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Transportation work to clean up the scene of a tractor-trailer crash on Highway 99 just south of North Buhach Road in Atwater, Calif., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. According to CHP Officer Moises Onsurez, the tractor-trailer was carrying two grain trailers heading north on Highway 99 when it crossed into the southbound lanes and overturned, spilling grain across both sides of the highway. Both southbound lanes of Highway 99 and the left northbound lane of Highway 99 were closed. The driver of the truck suffered major injuries and was transported to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
The California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Transportation work to clean up the scene of a tractor-trailer crash on Highway 99 just south of North Buhach Road in Atwater, Calif., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. According to CHP Officer Moises Onsurez, the tractor-trailer was carrying two grain trailers heading north on Highway 99 when it crossed into the southbound lanes and overturned, spilling grain across both sides of the highway. Both southbound lanes of Highway 99 and the left northbound lane of Highway 99 were closed. The driver of the truck suffered major injuries and was transported to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

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May 20, 2015 08:08 AM