Breaking News!!: Fenner, CA: California Highway Patrol confirms three separate crashes and three fatalities overnight along eastbound Interstate 40.
The California Highway Patrol has confirmed to ZachNews that there were three separate crashes overnight along eastbound Interstate 40 near Fenner, California, with two of the three crashes causing three fatalities.
The first crash occurred at 11:20 p.m. PT on Monday, June 10th, 2019, a semi truck hit a guide wire to a power pole in a ” Hit and Run” along Interstate 40 near Goffs Road. The power lines came down and both directions of Interstate 40 were closed.
At 2:04 a.m. PT on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, a semi truck rear ended a second semi truck along eastbound Interstate 40 at mile marker 104. The driver in the semi truck that hit the second semi truck died in the crash; no names hasn’t yet been released publicly.
At 2:59 a.m. PT on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, a semi truck rear ended another semi truck who was stopped in the #2 Lane along Interstate 40 near mile marker 103, causing the semi truck to overturned. The semi truck that rear ended had a driver and passenger who both died in the crash; no names hasn’t been release publicly yet. A three semi truck had some damages, nobody else was injured in the other two semi trucks.
ZachNews received these pictures from Jason Yazzie showing the crash involving several semi trucks.
Motorists were stuck in the traffic jam following the three crashes, especially to remove the down power lines that blocked boths sides of Interstate 40.
This video from Stephanie Stone shows the traffic jam near the crash and down power line area.
Motorists are remained to pay attended to the traffic in front of you when approaching a crash, the second and third crashes occurred as traffic was slowing down due to the first accident.
More information s still coming into ZachNews.