Friday, October 24th, 2014

Collision Causes Chain Reaction On I-8

Five persons sustained injuries in an accident at the 172 Mile exit in Winterhaven.  The California Highway Patrol says five vehicles were involved in the Tuesday morning accident. 

The accident happened after the rear most driver rear-ended the vehicle in front of him, causing a chain reaction in the westbound lanes of Interstate-Eight. 

17 persons were involved in the accident, however only the five reported injures.  Those were transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. 

The investigation into the accident is continuing.

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