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Spill impacts traffic on US-101 south of San Jose

By Tori Gaines,


COYOTE, Calif. ( KRON ) — A spill in the unincorporated area of Coyote impacted traffic on US-101 on Monday evening, according to California Highway Patrol . All lanes are now open.

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Around 6:37 p.m., a tractor trailer was involved in the spill on the southbound side of US-101 near Coyote Creek Golf Drive, just south of San Jose. The tractor trailer was disabled and blocking the right lane. Drivers in the area were told to expect delays.

KRON4 reached out to the CHP regarding the incident and received the following statement:

“On 3/27/2023 at, approximately 1702 hours, transmission fluid was released onto the far right (number four lane) by a semi-truck. The semi-truck was able to move out of the lanes of traffic. As officers arrived on scene, the lane was blocked off and Caltrans was called out to clean the fluid in roadway. At approximately 1909 hours, the lane was reopened without further incident.”

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