Big Bear, Ca, January 20, 2012, 12:00pm – A traffic accident occurred earlier this morning on Northshore Drive, a mile east of Paradise road, which has resulted in the temporary closure of the road between Paradise and Baldwin Lake Road.  The accident involved a Kia, and a semi truck loaded with cinders, with the bed of the semi truck blocking both lanes.  According to Cal Trans the road will be closed for an unknown duration, as 12 tons of cinders will need to be cleaned up, and motorists are advised to use Shay Road to travel in the Baldwin Lake area.