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Oil Spill

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An oil tanker involved in a traffic accident spilled thousands of gallons of oil onto the eastbound lanes of the 60 Freeway forcing its closure. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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A tanker truck spilled thousands of gallons of oil onto the 60 Ffeeway in Riverside. Workers work feverishly to clean up the mess which snarled traffic for miles. (Karen Tapia-Anderson / LAT)
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An oil tanker involved in a traffic accident at about 3 a.m. spilled thousands of gallons of oil onto the eastbound lanes of the 60 Freeway. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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A worker joins the effort to clean up an oily mess after a tanker truck overturned spilling thousands of gallons of oil onto the 60 Freeway in Riverside. (Karen Tapia-Anderson / LAT)
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A worker wades through the oily mess after a tanker truck was involved in a major accident and overturned, spilling thousands of gallons of oil onto the 60 Freeway. (Karen Tapia-Anderson / LAT)
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A worker pumps oil off the freeway after truck overturned and spilled its load of oil onto the 60 Freeway in Riverside. (Karen Tapia-Anderson / LAT)
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A massive traffic jam is the result of an oil tanker flipping and spilling thousands of gallons of oil onto the eastbound lanes of the 60 Freeway. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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