November 29, 2014 – Person Struck by truck on 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar
By Staff and wire reports, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Posted: 11/29/14, 8:13 AM PST |
DIAMOND BAR >> A person was hospitalized in unknown condition after being struck early Saturday by a truck on the 60 Freeway.
The incident occurred on the westbound lanes beneath the 57 Freeway about 2:45 a.m., California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi said.
The began with a single-vehicle crash with either the center divider or the right shoulder wall of the freeway, causing a gray Cadillac to catch fire, according to CHP logs.
The Cadillac appeared to have had two occupants, according to Los Angeles County fire officials and a videographer at the scene.
At least one of them exited the car, officials said.
A person, described only as male, was trying to put out the fire when he was struck by the truck, fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Al Jackson said.
Paramedics took the injured person to the UC Irvine Medical Center, according to authorities.
The second person inside the Cadillac was not hospitalized, officials said.