Traffic flowing on US 50 following semi truck crash |

Traffic flowing on US 50 following semi truck crash

A crash has closed US 50 westbound at the Y intersection in South Lake Tahoe.
Laney Griffo / Tahoe Daily Tribune

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIF. — U.S. Highway 50 was closed to westbound traffic for a couple hours Monday morning after a big rig hauling wood chips overturned.

The crash happened just east of the Y intersection at California Route 89/Emerald Bay Road.

The wood chips took several hours to clean up.

Caltrans reported the road was completely open and traffic was moving smoothly again in the early afternoon.

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