Overturned Big Rig from Crash with Two Vehicles in Porter Ranch Near Tampa Avenue
PORTER RANCH, CA (December 28, 2017) – Two vehicles and a big rig were involved in an accident on the 118 West freeway near Tampa Ave around 10:50 AM.
On Thursday morning, a semi truck was overturned and leaking gasoline due to a crash with a black Audi and a black Nissan. All lanes were blocked on the freeway except the carpool lane. The lanes remained closed as the vehicles were towed and the gas spillage was cleaned up.
California Highway Patrol reported that the drivers were pulled out of their vehicles and sat on the right shoulder of the road for safety. Medical assistance was called for the people involved in the crash, as injuries were reported by authorities.
Details have not been released on the specific cause of the accident, and the police are currently investigating.
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