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Major Accident Involving Two Semis on the I40-West




( On September 14, 2014 a major traffic accident involving two semis and a vehicle was reported at 12:45 p.m., on the I40-west near mile marker 132 approximately 129 miles from Barstow.

Per CHP incident logs, A semi rear ended another semi causing the other semi to jack-knife blocking both lanes. A sedan sustained major damage after it was struck. All lanes are full of debris with reports of a possible fuel spill. Hazmat will be responding along with two heavy-duty tow-trucks to assist with the clean up.

Four delayed patients with unknown injuries will possibly need to be transported.

Traffic is backed up for several miles with reports of drivers starting to veer and take the left shoulder to get around the accident. The exact cause of the accident is unknown. More information will be updated as it becomes available.


(photo contributed by Sergio Pacheco via VVNG)


(photo contributed by Sergio Pacheco via VVNG)