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Update: Big Rig Accident Blocks Old Oregon Trail

Published On: Apr 01 2013 08:44:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2013 01:03:38 PM CDT
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REDDING, Calif. -

A big rig accident blocked Old Oregon Trail in Redding early Monday morning.  City crews were on scene cleaning up the tipped truck, its load of plywood and a downed power line.  One-way traffic was expected to be open at approximately 9 a.m.

The accident happened around 2:30 a.m.  on Old Oregon Trail near Paso Robles Avenue.

The semi-truck was carrying a load of plywood when it tipped.  It also knocked down a power pole and powerlines.   PG&E crews responded along with crews to clean up the crashed truck and trailer.

A witness told police the truck was traveling the speed limit.  The driver was able to climb out ot the truck and was taken to Mercy Medical Center with minor injuries.