Fatal and Fiery Head-On Crash near California-Nevada Line
BRIDGEPORT, CA (March 30, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol confirmed that a total of four people died in a head-on collision on the US Highway 395, 30 miles south of the California-Nevada line.
According to reports, the two-car crash occurred early Friday evening around 5:15 PM, about 4 miles south of Bridgeport. For unknown reasons, a Subaru Impreza heading north suddenly crossed the center line and hit a southbound Chevrolet Silverado that was pulling a fifth-wheel trailer.
The Silverado and the trailer rolled over and caught fire, blocking the northbound and southbound lanes of the highway. Both drivers and passengers of the vehicles involved died at the scene of the accident. Patrol stated that the victims were all secured in seatbelts.
The CHP Inland Division Multidisciplinary Accident Investigative Team arrived at the scene to provide assistance in the investigation. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the deadly crash. The identities of the victims remain undisclosed, pending notification of family members.
No other information is available to the public at this time.
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