RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Heavy precipitation sweeping through Riverside County Thursday caused flooding and other hazards on freeways and roads countywide.
Shortly after 6 a.m., a truck hauling fertilizer on De Luz Road just west of Temecula overturned on the rain-slicked two-lane corridor, spilling its load.
The driver was not injured.
The Riverside County Department of Transportation closed De Luz between Carancho Road and Terrano Drive because of the environmental hazard. A clean-up crew was summoned to the location, but because of the storm, the site was not expected to be cleared until nightfall, according to reports from the scene.
At about 9 a.m., a drainage pipe on the Pomona (60) Freeway at Van Buren Boulevard in Jurupa Valley became jammed, leading to major rainwater pools in severa