An overturned truck has blocked traffic on northbound state Highway 17 in Santa Clara County this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol

officer said.

Officers responded to reports of a 16-foot tractor-trailer -- possibly a motor home -- that overturned on its side near Redwood Estates and the Santa Cruz County line at about noon, CHP Officer James Evans said.

There were no immediate reports of injuries. The overturned vehicle was blocking two lanes for about an hour,

Evans said.

One northbound lane remained blocked as of 1 p.m., he said. A Sig-alert was issued at about 12:15 p.m. Motorists were being advised to use Old Santa Cruz Highway as an alternate route.



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