(Traffic slowed on I-8)….It happened at just before 6:00 Wednesday morning.

The California Highway Patrol says a big rig was traveling westbound on Interstate 8, near Highway 79. The rig began slipping, and the driver was able to stop the rig. It turned out, the rig was spilling a lot of motor oil. The number 2 lane was closed until the oil could be cleaned up. No collisions were reported.