Oil spill shuts down road in North County
BONSALL, Calif. – Lanes were closed on Mission Road in Bonsall Thursday morning after a trash truck overturned and caused an oil spill, the Oceanside Police Department said.
Two other vehicles were involved in the crash, which happened around 6 a.m. One driver was taken to Palomar Medical Center with unknown injuries.
Hazardous materials crews were at the scene cleaning up the spill. Both lanes of Mission Road about half a mile north of state Route 76 were completely blocked between South Mission Road and state Route 76, the California Highway Patrol said.
The turn lane from eastbound Route 76 to northbound Mission Road was also blocked.
Mission Road was expected to stay closed until at least 8:30 a.m.