FONTANA (CBSLA) — Strong winds hit Southern California Wednesday overturning at least three big rigs on the 15 Freeway near Fontana.
Big rigs could be seen tipped onto their side from gusting winds across the northbound and southbound lanes of the freeway.READ MORE: Biden's $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill Passes House, But Faces Senate Hurdle
Traffic on both the north and southbound sides of the freeway was backed up and San Bernardino County Fire warned motorists to expect significant delays and use caution in the area.
Caltrans said in a tweet, “Drivers of high-profile vehicles should be aware of risk from powerful winds today and Thursday especially near mountain passes and canyons.”
Drivers of high-profile vehicles should be aware of risk from powerful winds today and Thursday especially near mountain passes and canyons. This includes many routes in SoCal region. https://t.co/B7ZUwSDKxnREAD MORE: Moreno Valley Man Accused Of Trying To Bury Wife Alive At San Diego Beach
— Caltrans District 7 (@CaltransDist7) October 30, 2019
An extreme red flag warning is in effect for most of the Southland through 6 p.m. Thursday as forecasters predicted potential gusts of up to 80 miles per hour and single-digit relative humidity.MORE NEWS: LAPD: Woman Returns Lady Gaga's Stolen French Bulldogs To Police
One minor injury was reported in the collision.