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An injured trucker is attended to by a Hall Ambulance paramedic and Kern County firefighters. [Photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]
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A big rig tanker hauling liquefied petroleum gas was apparently rear-ended by the freight truck stopped on the overpass, to the north. [Photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]
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A big rig hauling freight is stopped on the Frazier Mountain Park Road overpass after apparently colliding with the rear end of a tanker truck hauling liquefied petroleum gas. [Photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]
FRAZIER PARK, CALIF. (Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 10:44 a.m.)—California Highway Patrol, Kern County Fire Department and Hall Ambulance are responding to a semi vs. semi rear-end collision on the southbound side of the I-5 at the Kern County and Los Angeles County line. The extent of any injuries to the drivers is currently unknown. Heavy smoke was reported to be coming from one semi. According to the CHP traffic incident website the #4 lane is blocked, with oil leaking on the road from one of the vehicles and sand is required. [Reported by Cat Buckles and Gary Meyer]
An update will be posted as soon as available.
This is part of the May 07, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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