PASADENA (CBSLA) — A driver of a big rig was killed Tuesday in a crash that resulted in the big rig overturning on the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway in Pasadena.

The crash was reported about 6:30 p.m. just east of Lake Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident also involved a couple of cars.

The Pasadena Fire Department said that the drivers of the other cars had to be rescued but did not require hospitalization.

The wreck was confined to the Lake Avenue offramp in Pasadena on the westbound side of the 210 Freeway.

CHP believes the big rig was going 55-60 miles an hour when it tangled with a man driving driving a GMC truck.

CHP talked to that truck driver. He wasn’t hurt and his truck wasn’t severely damaged. He was allowed to head home.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)


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