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Overturned trash truck shuts down freeway transition

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - An overturned trash truck in Kearny Mesa shut down the transition from westbound State Route 52 to southbound Interstate 15.

Southbound I-15 to eastbound SR 52 was also closed.

The California Highway Patrol reported that the driver took the transition road too fast, lost control and overturned.

He was carrying a full load of garbage to the Santee landfill. Tow trucks were brought in haul the truck away. And EDCO sent a crew to clean up the trash.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

Authorities report that the ramp was expected to be shut down until about 7:00 p.m.

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