Driver Injured in Big Rig Accident on 15 Freeway [Lake Elsinore, CA]

Driver Injured in Big Rig Accident on 15 Freeway [Lake Elsinore, CA]
Driver Injured in Big Rig Accident on 15 Freeway [Lake Elsinore, CA]

Sedan and Big Rig Accident on 15 Freeway near Nichols Road in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE, CA (June 25, 2021) – A driver sustained injuries in a big rig accident on 15 Freeway, Wednesday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 10:55 a.m. Due to unknown circumstances, a Toyota Camry slammed into the rear of a semi-truck near Nichols Road.
The impact of the crash trapped the sedan driver in the wrecked vehicle. Crews from the Riverside County Fire Department responded to free the driver. Then, an ambulance transported the victim to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar with unspecified injuries.
Meanwhile, the truck driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Emergency responders reportedly shut down the northbound slow lane to make way for clearing operations.
CHP continues to investigate the cause of the accident. Officers will release additional information once it becomes available.
When driving near larger vehicles, stay vigilant and pay attention to sudden changes in driving conditions. Practice defensive driving and actively scan the road for possible road hazards. Drive at an appropriate speed and strictly follow the rules of the road.

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