Semi Truck and SUV Collide on 5 Freeway in Commerce, Injuries Reported
COMMERCE, CA (June 20, 2019) – A woman was injured following a two-vehicle crash early Thursday morning in Commerce.
The crash happened around 12:33 a.m. on northbound 5 Freeway at Triggs Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a semi truck and an SUV collided, blocking the middle lanes of the freeway. The SUV overturned upon impact, and its female occupant was reportedly bleeding as a result of the crash.
Paramedics took the injured woman to a hospital in an unknown condition.
The incident is still on active investigation while the authorities are putting the pieces together.
Always keep your distance with semi trucks to reduce your risk of being involved in a collision with them. Make sure to give trucks plenty of room, both when behind and in front of them. Be sure to follow all rules of the road, always passing on the left and maintaining a safe speed. When drivers drive predictably, it is easier to avoid accidents.
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