February 12, 2021

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News

Police Chase Leads to Big Rig Crash

In the early evening on Sunday, February 7, 2021, the Los Angeles Police Department was in pursuit of a car that was reported stolen. According to LAPD Sgt. Juan Acosta of Central Traffic Division and Officer Art Rodriguez of the department’s Operations Center, the LAPD was actively pursuing the vehicle when, at around 5:10pm, it…

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January 15, 2021

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Truck Accident

Head-On Crash with Big Rig Kills Five People

Five people were killed in an accident with a big rig truck on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021. According to California Highway Patrol spokeswoman Shasta Tollefson, the pickup truck carrying all five victims was driving northbound on Interstate 5. At around 9:00 p.m., the pickup crossed from the northbound lanes into the southbound lanes near Firebaugh…

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August 6, 2020

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News

Truck Accident Puts 5 Freeway Out of Commission

The southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway near Elysian Park in Los Angeles were closed for part of the day on Tuesday, August 4th, because of a truck accident. Two big rig trucks were involved in the crash that shut down a large portion of the busy roadway, but luckily no one was seriously injured….

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August 9, 2019

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News

Tanker Truck Overturn Closes I-5 Northbound Lanes for 22 Hours

A tanker truck recently overturned on I-5, spilling roughly 10 gallons of fuel. Although there were no casualties, the northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway were completely closed for 11 hours, leading to massive traffic back-ups. The accident occurred around 7 a.m. near Los Feliz Boulevard, in the Griffith Park area of Atwater Village. The…

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April 16, 2019

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News

Mother, Child and 3 Others Injured in Tanker Crash

A serious automobile accident took place involving multiple vehicles, including a commercial truck and two cars in Acton, CA. The factors that led to the accident are still being investigated, but so far it appears that a commercial propane truck began leaking, before overturning. A sedan and camper were also involved in the sequence of…

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October 24, 2018

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Truck Accident

Freeway 118 Crash Involving Semi Injures Four

An early morning crash last Friday morning, October 18, on 118 Freeway near Porter Ranch left four people injured. The accident involved four vehicles, including a semi-truck. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident, which was reported at about 8 a.m., led to the closure of the Tampa Avenue exit ramp as well as…

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September 26, 2018

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Truck Accident

How To Become a Truck Driver

Driving a truck can be a good job, with salaries ranging from $30,000-40,000 at the entry level to $70,000 or more for experienced drivers. It’s also a job where demand is high, so as long as you can pass the requirements, your chances of landing a position are very good. But how does one become…

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