PHOTO: Mudslide Nearly Pushes Truck Over Guardrail

Caltrans Dump Truck Vs. Mudslide

This photo captured by Caltrans shows how close this dump truck driver came to being pushed over a guardrail by a mudslide this morning.

According to their Facebook post, a crew was responding to a mudslide on Highway 1 near Westport when a second mudslide pushed this truck to the edge. Luckily, the driver was not hurt. Highway 1 is closed until further notice.

Slides can be unpredictable, and our Fort Bragg crew was caught in a slide early this morning. At about 3AM they were…

Posted by Caltrans District 1 on Friday, 11 March 2016