PLACER COUNTY -- The California Highway Patrol says traffic may be backed up until noon Tuesday due to a hay truck accident along westbound Interstate 80 at the Crystal Springs exit near Alta.
The CHP says a Toyota 4-runner and a hay truck were involved in the accident just before 6 a.m.
As a detour, the CHP is diverting big rigs and some traffic onto Highway 20.
The CHP says they are letting traffic through on one westbound I-80 lane as of 8 a.m.
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