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Truck flips on Highway 101

Published On: May 20 2013 03:00:33 PM CDT
Updated On: May 21 2013 02:00:00 AM CDT

Produce Truck flips on highway 101 in Carpinteria, raising the issue of construction on a third lane.

CARPINTERIA, Calif. -

Drivers heading from Ventura to Santa Barbara had a long commute Monday morning.  A produce truck lost control and flipped over.

Both northbound lanes were completely blocked briefly while a tow truck pulled the wreckage out of the way.

The accident happened on Highway 101 north near Santa Monica Road about 7 a.m. Monday.

Traffic was backed up all the way to Seaward Avenue in Ventura.

The driver was taken to a hospital.  The injuries and condition of the driver were not released.

The California Highway Patrol is still investigating the cause of the crash.

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