Pasadena: Two Injured in Semi Crash on 210 Freeway
Posted on Apr 28, 2014
Shortly before 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014, two people were injured in a semi crash on the 210 Freeway in Pasadena, reported the Los Angeles Times. Two big rigs collided in the eastbound lanes, the impact sending one through the center divider and causing it to overturn on the Metro Gold Line tracks and catch on fire. Emergency responders transported one driver to the hospital to receive treatment for major trauma. The other driver suffered minor injuries. The accident is under investigation.
In 2011, the most recent year for which California Office of Traffic Safety crash statistics are available, 959 people were killed or injured in collisions in Pasadena. The OTS ranked Pasadena the second worst in the state for a city its size for motor vehicle collisions that year. Los Angeles County accounted for 47 of the 245 fatal and 1,607 of the 5,155 injury crashes involving large trucks that occurred in California in 2011.
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Everyone at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the two drivers who were injured in this crash.