Two Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 86 in Imperial County
IMPERIAL COUNTY, CA (April 20, 2023) – Officers confirmed that two people died in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 86 on April 3.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at Highway 78 around 3:32 PM. Based on a report, the victims were traveling on the highway prior to the crash.
Due to unknown reasons, a semi-truck struck their vehicle from behind, forcing it into the rear of another semi-truck traveling in front of them. The collision caused the victims’ vehicle to become fully engulfed in flames.
As a result, the victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Officials did not yet release their names, pending notification of their families.
Both the drivers of the two semi-trucks were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.
The initial findings suggested that impairment was not a factor in the crash. However, an investigation into the case is ongoing.
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victims.
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