TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes blocked on HWY 37 in Novato Tuesday due to overturned truck

NOVATO (KRON) — An accident involving an overturned box truck has left all lanes blocked on eastbound state Highway 37 west of Harbor Drive in Novato Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

At 5:16 a.m., the CHP said all lanes are blocked and motorists are advised to expect delays and avoid the area.

The accident occurred at about 4:45 a.m., according to the CHP, when the driver apparently lost control of the truck carrying Amazon Prime boxes, and the truck skid into the center divide.

The driver of the truck suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, said officials.

The CHP estimated it would take about two hours to clear and reopen the roadway by approximately 7 a.m.

KRON 4 will update this story as details become available.

 

 

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