POMONA (CBSLA) — Authorities say three people were killed Tuesday in a crash involving a big rig on the 57 Freeway in Pomona.
The crash happened at about 3:30 a.m. near the Temple Avenue exit of the southbound 57 Freeway. Images from the scene showed the wreckage of a red SUV wedged underneath the back of a big rig’s trailer.
Fatal collision on SR-57 in Pomona. Avoid the area if possible. Currently, only the left two lanes are open. pic.twitter.com/287IxOeh8F
— CHP Baldwin Park (@CHPBaldwinPark) November 3, 2020
The right lanes were closed for several hours for the fatal crash investigation, but reopened just before 10:30 a.m.
Update 3: SB State Route 57 just past Temple Ave. Three fatalities confirmed. Two right lanes closed. Two left lanes open. https://t.co/o4G4Gz09Qw
— Caltrans District 7 (@CaltransDist7) November 3, 2020
The victims were not immediately identified.