STOCKTON, Calif. — A hay truck on fire on southbound State Route 99 is snarling traffic in Stockton for the rush hour commute, Tuesday evening.
The truck caught fire on SB-99 near Arch Road. Initially, authorities shut down all southbound lanes, but just before 5 p.m., a single lane was re-opened.
Caltrans anticipates the highway will not be clear until 6:45 or 7 p.m.
It is unclear how the hay truck caught fire or if any other vehicles were involved. No word yet on possible injuries at this time.
Here is a live look at traffic in the area from Waze: