SAN BERNARDINO ( — A tanker truck with approximately 10,000 gallons of fuel has overturned in San Bernardino County, authorities said Friday.

The incident caused a major fuel spill on State Route 38 (SR 38) about one mile above Angelus Oaks at approximately 9:35 a.m.,
according to Caltrans.

SR 38 has been closed from Angelus Oaks to Lake Williams until at least Saturday. Caltrans officials warned the clean-up could force a “long-term closure”.

Motorists traveling to Big Bear or any area above Angelus Oaks were instructed to take SR 330 or SR 18 as a detour, or SR 18 from Lucerne Valley to Big Bear.

Anyone leaving the Big Bear area on SR 38 will not be permitted to travel below Lake Williams, officials said.

Click here for information on lane closures in the area.


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