Overturned tractor-trailer causes delays

February 3, 2009 11:55:48 AM PST
Motorists experienced traffic delays Tuesday on Capital Blvd. because of an overturned truck. Police say a tractor-trailer overturned on Dawson Street near Lane Street around 7:30 a.m. Only the truck was involved, but inbound traffic on Capital Blvd. was temporarily closed to one lane.

The driver, Esteban Martinez-Sanchez, is charged with driving too fast and causing the wreck.

Police say he was traveling too fast on Capital Blvd. when he entered a curve known for being dangerous. His rig then flipped over and tied up traffic for more than an hour.