Mopping up a multi vehicle crash on the WB 60. CHP says a crash created a chain reaction of crashes behind it as drivers tried to stop. This area is locally known as the “Badlands” which lives up to the name with a major traffic backup on WB lanes. pic.twitter.com/zPigyWTCT7— Leticia Juarez (@ABC7Leticia) December 6, 2018
The wreck occurred near Gilman Springs Road. According to a California Highway Patrol incident log, there may have been up to 13 vehicles involved in the wreck -- one of which appeared to be a marked San Bernardino National Forest battalion chief vehicle.
Traffic in the area was at a standstill until all lanes were reopened around 1:20 p.m.
RIVCO: WB SR-60 at Gilman Springs Road on ramp, Unincorporated area, multiple traffic collisions blocking all lanes. Unknown duration. WB-60 at I-10 will closed shortly. Use alternate route if possible. #Caltrans8 #Quickmap— Caltrans District 8 (@Caltrans8) December 6, 2018