70,000 pounds of grapes, diesel spills on highway near Gilroy

A total of 70,000 pounds of grapes and some diesel spilled early Wednesday morning on the highway near Gilroy, forcing slow traffic and a big cleanup.

The spill was reported just after 4 a.m. on northbound US Highway 101 at Highway 25.

The driver of the truck was injured, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

Traffic was backed up to San Juan Batista.