Car Crash Sets Off Fire at 15 Freeway and Temescal Canyon Road in Alberhill
ALBERHILL, California (September 2, 2014) — A traffic accident between the drivers of a pickup truck and a passenger vehicle on the northbound Interstate 15 at Temescal Canyon Road sparked a brush fire that burned roughly 25 acres, according to a press release issued by the Riverside County Fire Department.
About 2:03 p.m., CHP officers responded to the crash between the two drivers including the pickup truck who was hauling a trailer. The crash set off a brush fire and firefighters from CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire, the city of Corona Fire Department and USFS Cleveland firefighters responded.
One person in the crash was transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. Four others whow ere involved in the crash did not have visible injuries and declined treatment.
The fire was 100 percent contained by 7 p.m. with a total of 25 acres burned.
The California Highway Patrol is heading up an investigation into the collision to determine liability.
“It’s fortunate that no one was seriously injured in this crash,” said Attorney James Johnson.
If you are hurt in a car accident and have legal questions following an accident, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation with an attorney.