BARSTOW, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are working to quickly clear up a crash that left a semi lodged over the center divider on the 15 freeway near Lenwood.
It happened at 12:05 pm, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, on the southbound I-15 near the Lenwood Road on-ramp.
Victor Valley News Group member Tom Holden posted a photo showing the cab of a blue tractor-trailer lodged over the concrete k-rail in the center divider. Tom said the truck was heading southbound prior to the crash.
According to CHP incident logs, a fuel tank on the semi will need to be offloaded prior to being moved.
Several other vehicles were also reported to be involved in a chain reaction crash, however, an exact total was not immediately available.
Information on possible injuries or if snow or rain were a contributing factor in the crash.
Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.
#SBCoFD dealing with several traffic collisions due to weather. CHP advising hard closure of interstate 15 north & south between Baker and Nipton. Also closures to Hwy 18 going to Big Bear from Lucerne due to snow and ice. Use caution. Krn pic.twitter.com/6GcQ802mtQ
— SB County Fire (@SBCOUNTYFIRE) February 21, 2019