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Dump truck accident blocks traffic on Hwy. 29 north of Calistoga

Dump truck accident blocks traffic on Hwy. 29 north of Calistoga

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Truck accident

A smashed dump truck on Highway 29 just north of Tubbs Lane on Sept. 7, in what appeared to have been a mechanical or brake malfunction.

A dump truck hauling dirt heading southbound on Highway 29 just north of Tubbs Lane went off the road at about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, in what appeared to have been a mechanical or brake malfunction, CHP reported Tuesday afternoon.

No injuries were reported in the accident, and traffic control was on the scene directing one-lane traffic, CHP Sgt. Mason Ernie reported. At 4 p.m., Ernie estimated that it would be several hours before the truck was removed from the scene. 

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