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Big rig/dump truck crash shuts down NB 14

August 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A tractor-trailer collided with a Caltrans dump truck and burst into flames in Santa Clarita Wednesday afternoon.The collision happened on northbound State Route 14 at Sand Canyon Road about 1:15 p.m.

The tractor-trailer was carrying a load of cars when it collided with the Caltrans truck and burst into flames.

Fire crews responded quickly, but the big rig and the cars it carried were destroyed.

The big rig driver was injured and transported to the hospital.

The Caltrans workers weren't hurt.

All of the northbound lanes of the 14 except for the carpool lane were closed as crews worked to clear the wreckage off the road.


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