Hawthorne, CA – Fiery Tanker Crash Ends in Two Fatalities
Hawthorne, CA (August 25, 2018) – A deadly fiery tanker crash took place between a tanker truck and a Range Rover. It happened yesterday morning near Prairie Avenue.
The accident was reported around 5:15 a.m. An explosion was triggered, which sent a fireball shooting across the freeway. Both vehicles overturned in the accident, which took the lives of two people.
The California Highway Patrol is still investigating to find out if the drivers of both vehicles suffered fatal injuries or if there were passengers involved. At this time, they are still investigating to determine how the accident took place.
There were severe traffic delays in the area and the highway was blocked until 8:00 a.m. It is still under investigation.
Truck accidents take place every day on California roads. These accidents tend to cause significant injuries and even fatalities, as many vehicles that collide with trucks are up against tens of thousands of pounds more than their own vehicle. In California, there are more than 200 fatal truck accidents every year.
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