Lane blocked, jet fuel spilling after crash on Hwy. 101 in south Atascadero

A northbound lane of Highway 101 near south Atascadero is blocked this morning after a vehicle carrying jet fuel crashed.

The crash was reported at 10:19 a.m., according to the CHP. An estimated 200 gallons of jet fuel is spilling onto the road.

One lane is closed and the other was partially blocked as crews work to clean up the spill and remove the vehicle.

All occupants were out of the vehicles, according to the CHP.

Just before noon, the CHP estimated one lane of the freeway would be closed for several hours.