Tractor-trailer catches fire in truck accident on 15 Freeway near Baker, CA

Modified Date: 
Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:53pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014

MOJAVE DESERT: Big rig crash, fuel spill close 15 Freeway

About 50 gallons of diesel spilled on the freeway.
A tractor trailer hit a bridge and caught fire Sunday morning on the 15 Freeway north near Baker, causing a fuel spill that shut down the freeway for several hours, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash happened about 5 a.m. on the 15 at the North Zzyzx Road offramp. The CHP log did not mention any injuries. One lane reopened shortly after 9 a.m., the CHP stated. Clean up was expected to take until about 7 p.m., the log said.  
Roadway: 
15 Freeway
City: 
Baker, CA

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Just went through there. Bout a 30 min delay.

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