Three folks have been injured after a big field truck toppled off of a freeway ramp and crash-landed on on the scene of an earlier accident on a Los Angeles County freeway.
The chaotic crash occurred amid commuter visitors round 7:30 a.m. Friday on the interchange between the 14 and 5 Freeways in Santa Clarita whereas the roadways have been soaked with rain, KABC reported.
A commuter who was filming the primary crash, which concerned a semi-truck and an SUV.
The semi-truck might be seen overturned on its aspect as a black SUV is pinned up in opposition to a wall. No less than two regulation enforcement automobiles might be seen responding to the scene and blockading visitors within the left lane.
All of a sudden, a field truck promoting Toyo Tires touring above the crash flips over the guardrail and violently lands upside-down proper on prime of the already mangled automobiles.
Tommy Dorado, who filmed the crash, advised KABC he was fearful that the primary responders on the scene might have been damage.
“At first I was in shock,” he stated. “I was in disbelief. I honestly couldn’t believe I was witnessing something like that firsthand.”
No first responders have been injured, county hearth officers confirmed, however two folks have been transported to native hospitals after the field truck fell over and one other particular person was taken to the hospital from the sooner crash.
No one was within the SUV or the semi-truck when the box-truck landed on them, officers stated.
The incident was truly the third in a sequence of crashes on the location. The primary crash occurred round 10:15 p.m. Thursday evening when a semi truck jackknifed, and left its trailer hanging over the aspect of the highway.
Round 6:30 a.m. the SUV and semi-truck, together with a number of different passenger automobiles, crashed, spilling roughly 40 gallons of gas onto the highway, officers stated. Cleanup crews responded to the positioning.
Then at 7:24, the box-truck flew off of the higher roadway onto the second crash scene.
The CHP advised KABC that climate doesn’t seem to have been an element within the crashes.