One Hospitalized after Semi-Truck Accident near Haughen Lehmann Way

WHITEWATER, CA (April 13, 2023) – Thursday morning, one victim sustained injuries in a big-rig collision on Interstate 10. The incident occurred around 8:05 a.m., near Haughen Lehmann Way on the eastbound lanes of the freeway. At this time, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. However, reports indicate that three big rigs were involved. Reports claimed that a semi-truck rear-ended another truck, causing the slab of granite from one of the vehicles to end up in the roadway. At around 8:39 a.m., responding rescue personnel extricated one person from the wreckage. Their condition was not specified. In the end, CHP officials issued a SigAlert for the three lanes of Interstate 10 as crews clear out the scene. No further details regarding the I-10 big rig crash have been released to the public. Those with additional information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible. Because of their sheer size, large vehicles, like semi-trucks and trailers, increase the risk of a crash. So, If you’re driving one, always be mindful of your vehicle’s large height and weight. Maintain your travel lane and follow the speed limit. Also, adjust accordingly to give way for lane changes and other vehicles.
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