Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Multiple vehicle crash with fatality along westbound Interstate 40 near Kelbaker Road.
ZachNews has learned of a multiple vehicle crash with fatality that occured at 4:41am PT on Sunday, June 17th, 2018 along westbound Interstate 40 near Essex, California.
According to the California Highway Patrol, that crash occurred 3 miles east of Kelbaker Road.
Reports from the California Highway Patrol that at least 3 semi trucks, a tour bus, and another vehicle were involved in the crash.
Reports from the California Highway Patrol that a vehicle was discovered under the semi truck.
California Highway Patrol called San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Office to arrive and tow crew was called to take away the vehicles for evidence as part of the investigation.
At this moment, unknown which of the vehicle the fatal occurred in and unknown on the conditions of the other people in the bus.
California Highway Patrol does report that the driver of the semi truck was shaken up but is okay.
ZachNews has contacted California Highway Patrol for more information but they have no further information available as the Public Information Officer for the California Highway Patrol is currently working another crash in that same area as the earlier crash.
Traffic along westbound is heavy and motorists are being asked to use alternate routes.