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Big-rig driver flees scene after deadly truck crash in California

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VERNON, Calif. —¬†Authorities say the driver of a big-rig that crushed a pickup truck in a Los Angeles suburb unhitched the trailer and fled the scene after the fatal crash.

Police are looking for the trucker.

Police say the 18-wheeled rig was involved in a minor crash about a block away before it ran a red light and hit the pickup shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday in Vernon.

Television reports showed the big-rig’s trailer lying on top of the mangled truck.

A man in the pickup truck died at the scene.

The driver was freed from the wreckage and taken to a hospital. Police say he’s in good condition.

 

Authorities say the driver of a big-rig that crushed a pickup truck in a Los Angeles suburb unhitched the trailer and fled the scene after the fatal crash.

Police are looking for that trucker.

Police say the 18-wheeled rig was involved in a minor crash about a block away before it ran a red light and hit the pickup shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday in Vernon.

Television reports showed the big-rig’s trailer lying on top of the mangled truck.

A man in the pickup truck died at the scene. The driver was freed from the wreckage and taken to a hospital. There’s no word on the driver’s condition.

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