Accident closes highway

An empty milk tanker overturned early Tuesday, closing Highway 99's northbound lanes at Crows Landing Road for six hours. The tanker crashed at 2:39 a.m., and was then struck by another big rig, according to reports from the California Highway Patrol. There were no injuries.

Motorists were redirected using South Ninth Street in Modesto. The crash was cleared and all lanes reopened by 8:34 a.m.