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Manure Spills onto Freeway, Snarling Traffic

Friday, January 18th, 2013
Issue 03, Volume 17.

RIVERSIDE - A truck hauling cow manure spilled its load on Interstate 215 in Riverside today, clogging traffic as crews tried to clean up the mess.

It happened about 8:40 a.m. on the southbound side of the freeway, near the offramp to Martin Luther King Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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said the fertilizer product ended up in the car pool lane and fast-lane of the four-lane route, impacting the entire corridor during morning rush hour. A SigAlert was issued at 9:20 a.m. and expected to be lifted before noon.

No injuries were reported.

Details about what caused the spill were not immediately clear.



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