Wrong-Way Driver Causes Fiery Crash on 57 Freeway [Brea, CA]
Two Big Rigs Involved in Fiery Crash on 57 Freeway near Imperial Highway
BREA, CA (December 31, 2019) – A wrong-way driver reportedly caused a fiery crash on 57 Freeway, early Tuesday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 2:40 AM. A white sedan was going south in the northbound lanes when it crashed into a semi-truck. Due to unknown circumstances, a second big rig got involved in the collision.
The impact of the collision caused the sedan to burst into flames.
A man exited the burning vehicle, but information about his condition remains undisclosed. It is also unknown whether or not the big rig drivers sustained injuries in the crash.
CHP officers continue to investigate the cause of the collision. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
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