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Fresno Interstate 5 Semi-Truck Collision Left One Injured

FRESNO, CA (October 18, 2021) – Officials airlifted one driver after a big-rig crash on I-5 Wednesday afternoon.

The CHP responded to the incident just after 2:30 p.m. on Interstate 5 near 25th Avenue.

According to the investigators, a big-rig rear-ended another truck. As a result, one of the semi-trucks became engulfed in flames.

In the end, officials airlifted one of the drivers to the hospital with a broken leg.

Meanwhile, the other people involved in the big-rig crash remained uninjured.

Fresno Officials are now working to identify the factors leading up to the big rig I-5 incident.


Due to 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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