Driver Hurt in Big Rig Crash on 5 Freeway
COALINGA, CA (October 14, 2021) — A driver sustained injuries in a big rig accident on the 5 Freeway near Highway 41 Wednesday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. For unknown reasons, one big rig collided with another at the 25th Avenue exit. As a result, one of the semi-trucks ruptured into flames.
Shortly after, paramedics arrived and airlifted a driver to a hospital with a broken leg. Meanwhile, the other driver did not suffer any injury.
At this time, what led to the crash requires additional investigation. Although, anyone with information should contact the CHP.
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