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One lane, Broadway off-ramp still closed at scene of truck crash on Highway 99

Truck swerves and crashes, causing quite a mess for morning traffic on Highway 99

A 26-foot box truck, which swerved to avoid another vehicle, crashed over the freeway embankment on northbound Highway 99 just past the Broadway exit in Sacramento, causing traffic problems for several hours on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
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A 26-foot box truck, which swerved to avoid another vehicle, crashed over the freeway embankment on northbound Highway 99 just past the Broadway exit in Sacramento, causing traffic problems for several hours on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Several vehicles crashed Tuesday morning on Highway 99 in Sacramento, including a large truck that fell on its side.

The crashes along northbound Highway 99 near 12th Avenue were reported to CHP dispatchers at 10:20 a.m. Several trees were hit by vehicles and a Ryder truck tipped over onto its side.

Caltrans said in a tweet that the slow lane of northbound Highway 99 and the Broadway off ramp were still closed at 11:30 a.m. The remaining northbound lanes were open.

Caltrans was advised that 25 feet of guardrail and 15 feet of metal railing were damaged.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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