Collision Between Semi Truck and Sedan on 5 Freeway in Arvin Ends in Fatality
ARVIN, CA (November 22, 2018) – At least one person was killed following a traffic collision with a semi truck Thursday night in Arvin.
The collision happened around 6:09 p.m. on northbound 5 Freeway near Laval Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, an unknown sedan was recklessly driving on the freeway when it collided with a gas tanker truck. Another vehicle, a red Volkswagen, reportedly pulled to the right shoulder, possibly damaged from debris.
Firefighters responded to the scene along with emergency crews and found at least one fatality as a result of the accident. The identity of the victim has not yet been released pending next of kin notification.
The sedan sustained major front-end damage and was towed away for evidence.
The incident is still on active investigation while the authorities are putting the pieces together.
We sympathize with the family and friends of the victim on this very unfortunate incident.
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