Federal investigators are looking into a driver’s claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened out-of-control across a freeway median and slammed into a bus taking high school students on a college tour, killed 10 people and injuring dozens more.
CHP is on scene investigating.
The suspect was described as “extremely defiant.”
Three suspects were arrested Thursday following an hour-long pursuit that left a California Highway Patrol officer hospitalized.
The cyclist, authorities said, was often going between 100-110 mph.
The trash truck that struck and killed a Los Angeles Police officer last week had no recent violations on record, according to California Highway Patrol records.
All northbound lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway in Castaic were closed early Wednesday morning after an empty milk tanker truck spilled fuel and oil onto the roadway following a collision.
Police say that a teenager who survived a car crash with a big rig was killed as he tried to escape traffic on the freeway where the accident happened.
The recommendation came Thursday from the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office, which in its review of Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014-15 transportation budget proposal questioned the CHP’s need for a fleet that size.
A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after his car collided with another car, that had spun-out, on a rain-slicked freeway near Dodger Stadium, killing the spun-out driver.
The accident — involving a mid-sized sedan and an SUV — occurred on Highway 154.
Authorities began pursuing the white 7-series BMW in East L.A. Thursday evening for speeding and reckless driving.
Two people were hospitalized Saturday evening following a crash on the 170 Freeway involving at least nine cars, officials said.
A 4-year-old boy is in good condition after he was ejected from an SUV during a crash Interstate 5, a California Highway Patrol spokesman announced Thursday.
The California Highway Patrol has released audio of two motorists’ calls reporting erratic driving and the aftermath of an early-morning collision involving actor-comedian Chris Kattan.