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US-101 Reopens After Oil Spill

All lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael have reopened after a 3-car crash that caused an oil spill across lanes of traffic and closed the roadway for nearly three hours.

US-101 Reopens After Oil Spill

All lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael have reopened after a 3-car crash that caused an oil spill across lanes of traffic and closed the roadway for nearly three hours, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two cars and a large box truck collided just before 4 a.m. on Highway 101 near the southbound Central San Rafael off-ramp, according to the CHP.

A large amount of oil spilled as a result of the crash and spread across all four lanes of traffic.

Crews closed the roadway to clear oil and debris from the collision.

At least one person involved in the crash received minor injuries, according to the CHP.

Bay City News Service

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