Southbound Highway 101 in Morgan Hill reopens

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 27, 2014 at 11:35 am •  Published: February 27, 2014

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — Southbound Highway 101 in the Morgan Hill area has opened after a crash involving a car and oil tanker shut down a section of the freeway.

Television news footage showed traffic getting by in one lane around 9 a.m. Thursday. The crash occurred about eight hours earlier and shut down all southbound lanes.

California Highway Patrol Officer Tyler Mason tells KTVU-TV an unknown amount of oil from the truck spilled into a nearby drain. Homes nearby were also evacuated.

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