DIAMOND BAR (CBSLA.com) — A multi-vehicle collision on the Pomona (60) Freeway involving a big rig and three other vehicles left 8 people hurt Wednesday, authorities said.

California Highway Patrol received a call around 10 a.m. about the collision on the eastbound 60 Freeway at Grand Avenue in the Diamond Bar area, according to reports.

The big rig ended up off the freeway shoulder after it struck a Caltrans van parked on the right shoulder near where the 57 and 60 freeways merge, according to reports.

Los Angeles County Fire crews extricated a driver from the wreckage in about 90 minutes. The driver and seven other victims were transported to a local hospital.

Two right lanes on the eastbound 60 Freeway were expected to remain closed until at least 4 p.m.

There was no immediate information on what may have caused the crash.

(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

Comments (2)

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE