According to KTLA, at least five people were killed in a truck accident involving multiple vehicles on the 10 Freeway in Rialto on Friday, February 16, 2018.
The fatal truck accident occurred around 1 p.m., when a semi-truck was traveling westbound on the freeway, crashed into a median, and drove across all of the eastbound lanes, striking several other vehicles.
The truck accident occurred near the Riverside Avenue exit.
According to authorities, the semi-truck was described as a concrete pump truck, engulfed in flames upon impact, causing the other vehicles involved in the truck accident to catch fire as well.
Five people were killed in the fatal truck accident involving multiple vehicles.
The driver of the semi-truck, who has not been identified, sustained minor injuries and was taken to a hospital, where he was questioned by authorities.
According to authorities, at least eight vehicles were involved in the fatal multi-vehicle accident.
The people killed in the truck accident have not been identified.
The cause of the truck accident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the tragic truck accident involving multiple vehicles is asked to contact CHP at (909) 383-4247.
Our team at West Coast Trial Lawyers is extremely saddened to hear about the people who lost their lives in the fatal truck accident. We send our condolences to the family and loved ones of the victims. We also wish anyone else injured in the truck accident a speedy recovery.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, our team of experienced truck accident lawyers highly suggests that get in contact with a truck accident law firm as soon as possible.
Truck accidents can cause serious injuries or fatalities to innocent victims, including brain injuries, spinal injuries, and more.