Truck carrying 48,000 pounds of wine rolls over on Highway 132 in Stanislaus County, California

Modified Date: 
Wed, 06/15/2016 - 7:45am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Road runs red with wine

A big rig carrying thousands of bottles of wine overturned Wednesday morning after it clipped a van in Stanislaus County, California officers said.

Truck carrying 48K pounds of wine overturns on Hwy. 132

Officers said if it wasn't for the quick reaction of the big rig driver, the men in the van may not have survived the crash.

A semi carrying thousands of bottles of wine was westbound on Highway 132 in rural Stanislaus County when a van crossed in front of it. The truck driver tried to avoid the van, but clipped the rear of the vehicle. The big rig rolled over, spilling much of the 48,000 pounds of wine it was carrying. Two farm workers in the van and the truck driver were brought to the hospital with minor injuries.

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