According to a series of news agencies, a big rig was involved in an accident that happened on the Interstate 5 on Wednesday morning.
The reports indicate that the driver was able to escape serious injuries after his vehicle drove off the Interstate 5 while traveling near the Grapevine Inspection Facility. According to the California Highway Patrol, the vehicle ended up plunging into an aqueduct.
The driver was able to get out of the vehicle before the cab was completely covered with water as the vehicle sank. The authorities are investigating this accident and should have more details on this story. The causes behind the occurrence were not immediately available.
The big rig driver suffered injuries but nothing too serious, reports show. The southbound lanes of the road were closed for the CHP to investigate the occurrence. Crews were working to remove the big rig from the water for an unknown amount of time.
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