Truck Accident Ortega Highway 74, Candy Store in Lake Elsinore

 Truck Accident Ortega Highway 74, Candy Store in Lake Elsinore

Pickup, Big Rig Truck in Crash on State Route 74

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2024) — A truck accident happened Tuesday the Ortega Highway or State Route 74 near the Ortega Oaks 74 Candy Store in Lake Elsinore.

The two-vehicle collision occurred at around 5:28 a.m. on Jan. 9th, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP officials reported the drivers of a silver Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck pulling a trailer and a big rig truck were involved. The driver in the pickup truck became trapped in the overturned vehicle after the collision.

Accident Ortega Highway 74 Investigation

CAL Fire Riverside sent firefighters and paramedics to the crash scene to help those involved and who were injured in the crash.

Meanwhile, police closed down Ortega Highway to clear the roadway and tow trucks removed both damaged trucks from the roadway.

Finally, investigators are working to determine fault for the truck accident on Ortega Highway 74 in Lake Elsinore.


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Source: CHP Incident: C0088



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