Marsh Road lanes in Atherton will be closed until about 7 p.m. tonight due to an accident, Atherton police said in a traffic alert at 4:43 p.m.
A vehicle traveling east on Marsh Road jumped the fence and crashed into the creek that runs along the south side of Marsh Road, police said.
Atherton police and crews from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are on the scene. Eastbound Marsh Road will be closed until the vehicle is removed from the creek. Westbound Marsh Road will be opened periodically until the tow truck arrives, police said.