Crash spills pools chemicals on Highway 101 in Pismo Beach
March 19, 2014
A pickup truck carrying pool chemicals crashed on Highway 101 in Pismo Beach Tuesday, spilling several buckets of chlorine. [Tribune]
The truck was carrying 47 cases of chlorine and other pool equipment when it crashed into a highway sign on the southbound 101 near the Hinds Avenue off-ramp. The pickup veered off the road rolled onto its side in an embankment around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.
Some chlorine spilled on the road, prompting county health officials, Cal Fire and a hazardous materials team to respond. Officials did not immediately know how much chlorine spilled, but they determined that it did not pose a threat to public safety or the environment.
No injuries occurred in the crash.