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.
Big Rig Jackknifes Into Woodland Hills Wall, Spills 40 Gallons Of DieselThe truck’s cab smashed into a soundwall, and spilled about 40 gallons of diesel fuel onto freeway lanes. Two lanes of the Ventura (101) Freeway will remain closed for an unknown duration so crews can clean up the spill.
2 Big Rigs Destroyed In Fiery Grapevine Crash Involving 11 Passenger VehiclesTwo big rigs became fully engulfed in flames and were completely destroyed in a 9 p.m. crash that also involved 11 passenger vehicles at the east runaway truck ramp, just past Lebec.
3 Injured In Fiery Big Rig Crash On 405 Freeway In Sepulveda PassA fiery big rig crash shut down all southbound lanes of the 405 freeway at Skirball Center Drive Monday afternoon and left at least three people injured.
Police Pursuit In OC Ends In Collision With Big Rig Carrying Jet Fuel, Attempted CarjackingsAfter the car collided with a semi-truck, one passenger exited the vehicle and twice attempted to carjack nearby vehicles.