RIVERSIDE: Texting Driver Causes 4-Car Crash on 60 Freeway, East of Market Street
RIVERSIDE, California (July 8, 2015) — A driver who was allegedly texting caused a 4-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on the westbound State Route 60 Freeway, just east of Market Street, a California Highway Patrol report said.
About 2:08 p.m., CHP officers say the drivers of a black Chevrolet Sonic with paper plates was distracted behind the wheel while reportedly texting on their cell phone when they caused a collision involving three other drivers. As a result of the crash, one of the cars’ airbags deployed and another was facing the wrong way in the HOV lane. Paramedics responded to the scene to help those who were injured.
Police will continue to investigate what happened and issue a report with their findings.
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