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Driver Hospitalized After Fiery Big Rig Accident on Highway 80 in San Pablo

Driver Injured in San Pablo Truck Crash on Highway 80 at San Pablo Dam Road

San Pablo, California (September 5, 2019) – A driver was injured early Thursday morning in a traffic accident in San Pablo, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The crash, which was reported at around 3:42 a.m., happened on Highway 80 at San Pablo Dam Road.

According to the CHP, a big rig carrying hundreds of live chickens, was traveling on westbound Highway 80 when the driver lost control of the truck and slammed into another vehicle.  The truck jackknifed and burst into flames after the crash.

Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and extinguished the flames. They began to roundup chickens that were scattered near the crash site.

The driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

All lanes of westbound Highway 80 were shut down following the crash. An investigation into the accident is underway.

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