2-Vehicle Injury Car and Big Rig Crash on I-10 Freeway at Chiriaco Summit
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, California (June 1, 2015) — A driver became stuck underneath the back of a big rig truck’s trailer on the westbound Interstate 10 Freeway, just east of Summit Road in Riverside County, according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
The car accident was reported at 6:10 a.m. between a car and a semi-tractor trailer truck The vehicle that was hit was sparking and smoking after the crash in the slow lane. Riverside County firefighters responded to cut and rescue the person who was trapped in the car and then they were airlifted by helicopter to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
A witness told authorities there was debris in the slow lane for approximately a quarter of a mile behind the crash.
Paramedics were called to the scene to help those hurt in the crash. Local police are investigating the crash and will determine which driver is liable.
“People who are hurt in a car accident should seek immediate medical attention,” said Attorney James Johnson.
If you are injured in a car accident and would like to speak to an attorney about your potential case, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.