1 Killed and 1 Injured in Fresno Big Rig Collision on 5 Freeway near Highway 33
Fresno, California (December 28, 2017) – A big rig driver was killed and his passenger injured following a multi-vehicle collision in Fresno on Wednesday morning, December 27, according to a local news source.
The accident occurred just after midnight on the northbound 5 Freeway near Highway 33.
Three big rigs and an RV are reported to have been involved in the collision.
As per the article, traffic was slowing down for a construction zone when a big rig failed to slow down and rear-ended an RV triggering a chain-reaction collision involving two other big rigs.
The big rig driver that crashed into the car was killed in the collision while his passenger was transported to Community Regional Medical Center in critical condition. Their identities were not immediately revealed.
The condition of the other motorist was not immediately eastablished.
An investigation is ongoing.
We offer our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. We wish them peace and comfort during this period of grief.
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