Big Rig Crash Prompts Closure Of Eastbound 91 Freeway

RIVERSIDE (CBS) — The 91 Freeway was closed near downtown Riverside Wednesday morning after a big rig crashed and overturned.

The accident, which was reported at 9:13 a.m., happened on the 91 Freeway at the state Route 60 and 215 Freeway interchanges, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The fully loaded tractor trailer was on its side blocking all eastbound lanes, the CHP reported.

It was not known if the driver was injured.

Traffic was being diverted to the southbound 215 Freeway, the CHP reported.

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  1. DEAN says:

    ANOTHER STNKING IDIOT TRUCK DRIVER

    1. Lilly says:

      those stinking idiot truck drivers usually crash because of STUPID drivers in cars cutting in front of them and stop .. and as you don’t realize a truck cannot stop or maneuver like a car you IDIOT!!!!!!!!! they carry over 45,000 pounds !!!!

  2. CA562DUDE says:

    I 1000% Agree with Lilly, I seen soo many CAR-DRIVERS cut in front of Trucks, on the 710 fwy it’s the wrost they do it all the time and then they want to blame the truck drivers… People GET A CLUE!!!

  3. dean says:

    I agree. There are a few idiot drivers and you maybe one of them. However,
    there are truck drivers who are reckless, loaded up , ill trained who should not be on the freeways and streets….Trucks kill.

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