Injuries Reported Following Semi-Truck Collision near Arlington Avenue
RIVERSIDE, CA (January 25, 2022) – At least two people sustained injuries Monday after a car and semi-truck collision at Airport Boulevard.
The CHP arrived around 12:40 p.m. at Airport Boulevard and Arlington Avenue after receiving reports of a collision.
Officials reported that a vehicle crashed into a semi-truck trailer for still unknown reasons.
Due to the impact of the crash, the sedan went under the side of the truck. Fire crews rescued and extricated two people trapped in the vehicle.
Authorities later described one of the victims as a senior citizen but they have withheld the names of all parties involved.
After that, medics took both victims to a local hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Meanwhile, the truck driver escaped unscathed.
In addition, both directions of the roadway shutdown for an undisclosed amount of time to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.
At this time, officials have no information about what caused the collision, however, an active investigation is ongoing.
Because of their sheer size, large vehicles, like semi-trucks and trailers, increase the risk of a crash. 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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