Semi-truck rollover ties up traffic on Highway 99 near Bakersfield

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Drivers returning to the Central Valley from Southern California have been running into major delays Sunday afternoon

According to the Kern County Public Health Services Department, a semi truck rolled over on Northbound Highway 99 at Houghton Road.

The crash happened around 3:40 p.m.

As of 5:20 p.m. , two lanes of traffic were closed.

The tanker was carrying 77,000 lbs of biodiesel.

The department reports 50 gallons spilled, and it is overseeing cleanup efforts.

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