Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Bridge washed out and truck crash along National Trails Highway.

Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Bridge washed out and truck crash along National Trails Highway.

The California Highway Patrol has confirmed that a bridge has washed out along National Trails Highway, also known as Route 66, near Danby Road near Essex, California.

National Trails Highway is reportedly closed from Kelbaker Road near Amboy, California to Interstate 40 near Fenner, California due to the bridge being washed out from storms.

Alternate route around Route 66 closure is Interstate 40.

Pictures posted on the California Highway Patrol Needles Facebook page show the damage to the bridge along the famous highway known as Route 66.

California Highway Patrol also tells ZachNews that a truck tried to get by the washed out bridge, but wasn’t able to and landed on the ground before being fully engulfed.

At least 2 people were able to get out of the truck.

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story.

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