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Semi and tow truck involved in crash on SB I-15 in Hesperia

HESPERIA, Calif. ( — A crash between a semi and a tow truck in Hesperia caused traffic on the southbound I-15 to back up for many miles Tuesday night.

At about 7:43 pm, on August 23, 2022, California Highway Patrol was made aware of a crash south of US Highway 395.

A tractor-trailer registered to R&B Logistics and an Air Expressway tow truck were traveling side-by-side when the semi drifted into the path of the tow truck and caused it to crash into the guardrail.

semi vs a tow truck 15 freeway crash
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CHP Officers temporarily stopped traffic on the SB I-15 for approximately 25 minutes while they investigated. The tow truck sustained moderate front-end damage and there was no visible damage to the semi.

By 8:18 pm, lanes 1, 2, and 3 had reopened but traffic was backed up to Main Street.

No injuries were reported and the Victorville CHP station is handling the investigation.

semi vs a tow truck 15 freeway crash
(Hugo C. Valdez)

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