Multiple Semi-Truck Collision with Fire

Published: 06/23/2018

 The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a report of a traffic collision involving 2 semi-trucks on the Westbound 60 Freeway x Market St.  Firefighter arrived to find 2 semi-trucks blocking all lanes of the Westbound 60 Freeway on one of the semi-trucks fully engulfed in flames.  An additional alarm consisting of two engine companies, one truck company, one water tender and a chief officer responded to the scene.  One semi-truck driver of an unknown age was transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries.  The other driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.  CAL-Trans and CHP took over the scene and started the process of mitigation.