Big Rig Jackknifes, Dangles Over Side Of Freeway Transition Road In East LAThe big rig jackknifed on the slick transition road, and the cab was twisted around to face the rear of the rig, allowing the driver to escape safely.
Big Rig Crashes 70 Feet Down Embankment Of 15 Freeway, Briefly Catches FireA big rig went over the side of an embankment Tuesday morning along the northbound 15 Freeway at the 138, briefly catching fire and sparking nearby brush.
Big Rig Collides With SUV In Baldwin Park, Shutting Down Most Of Eastbound 10 Freeway For HoursAccording to the California Highway Patrol, the semi truck’s driver was speeding from the northbound 605 into the eastbound 10 Freeway when it overturned and crashed into an SUV.
Overturned Big Rig Blocks All Lanes Of Westbound 210 Freeway In ClaremontThe crash happened at about 4:20 a.m. at Towne Avenue, initially blocking all lanes. The crash caused miles of backup for morning commuters headed west toward Los Angeles County.
CHP Officers Rescue Driver From Burning Cab After Big Rig Slams Into Wall Along 5 Freeway In AnaheimThe California Highway Patrol has issued a Sig Alert after a semi-truck hit a concrete bridge spilling the produce it was carrying and caught fire.
1 Killed In Fiery Big Rig Crash In CastaicThe crash was first reported at about 5:30 a.m. in the middle lanes of the northbound freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash involved a pickup truck that ended up wedged beneath a big rig, which briefly caught fire.
Tanker Truck Carrying 7,500 Gallons Of Fuel Overturns On 5 Freeway In Atwater VillageA tanker truck hauling about 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel overturned Wednesday on the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in the Atwater Village area
Big Rig Driver Killed After Truck Hits Freeway Bridge Pillar In SylmarA truck carrying grapes and other produce was headed south on the 5 Freeways truck route near the 210 transition when the driver somehow lost control.
15 Freeway Big Rig Crash Snarls Morning Commute Through Rancho CucamongaSeveral lanes were blocked and the backup from the crash near Foothill stretches back to the 210 Freeway.
Big Rig Hits 5 Freeway Center Divider, Overturns In CommerceThe truck hit the center divider just north of Garfield Avenue at about 5:15 a.m., leaving the truck’s trailer on its side. The driver had to be extricated from the cab, and he was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.
Crash Involving 5 Semis, 2 Vehicles Block Several Lanes Of NB 5 Freeway In Mission HillsAt least five big rigs and two vehicles got tangled up Friday on the northbound 5 Freeway at Van Nuys Boulevard in Mission Hills.
LAPD Newton Station Hosts Fundraiser For Sisters Struck By Semi In South LA Police officers held a fundraiser Wednesday for two sisters who were struck by a semi, killing one and gravely injuring the other.
Big Rig Bursts Into Flames After Hitting Center Divider On 10 FreewayNo other vehicles were involved, and the truck driver survived the fiery crash.
Truck Carrying Sulfuric Acid Overturns On Freeway Connector In Baldwin ParkThe truck was hauling sulfuric acid, but authorities say none of the containers spilled. A hazmat team was called out to the scene of the crash as a precaution, and crews will have to carefully unload the sulfuric acid before it can be taken away on a new truck.
8 Big Rigs Involved In Chain-Reaction Crash On 60 FreewayFour people were hurt Tuesday and traffic was closed to all but one lane on the 60 Freeway after eight big rigs were involved in a chain-reaction collision.