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Overturned big rig on NB 101 connector ramp in San Jose halts traffic

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — An overturned big rig that is carrying approximately 40,000 pounds of strawberries is blocking traffic on a Highway 101 connector ramp Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. A severe traffic alert is in effect as of 3:30 a.m.

The connector ramps between northbound Highway 101 to northbound Interstate 880, and northbound Interstate 880 to northbound Highway 101 are closed due to the big rig crash.

At around 3 a.m., a big rig that was loaded with strawberries went onto its side. The crash caused injuries, according to CHP, however, the extent of injuries is unknown. KRON4’s Michael Thomas, who is at the scene, said that the driver of the big rig is currently OK.

There is no estimated time to reopen the roadway. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternative routes.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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