Several Hurt in Fiery Big-Rig Collision near Kenwood Boulevard

CAJON PASS, CA (January 27, 2022) – Four people sustained injuries in a fiery semi-truck crash on Interstate 15, early Wednesday afternoon.

The collision took place on the northbound lanes of the freeway near Kenwood Boulevard around 12:15 p.m.

Furthermore, authorities said a dark-colored Subaru SUV rear-ended a semi-truck while traveling at 85 mph. Upon impact, the semi-truck caught fire and became engulfed in flames.

Shortly after, firefighters responded to the scene to extinguish the fire. The firemen entered the trailer and found that the contents were safe.

However, one victim with serious injuries was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

Another ground ambulance evacuated two patients, while the other denied medical transfer. The semi-truck’s driver remained unharmed.

The fire caught the trailer’s brakes, necessitating the use of a heavy-duty tow vehicle to retrieve it. Crews shut down lane 4 for an undetermined amount of time while officers cleared the scene.

At this time, further circumstances leading up to the collision are still under active investigation.

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