Los Angeles, CA : A driver is killed in pickup truck after involved in three-car crash on February 17 2016. Police authorities on the scene say tha
Los Angeles, CA : A driver is killed in pickup truck after involved in three-car crash on February 17 2016.
Police authorities on the scene say that the driver of a pickup truck has died after being involved in a crash with three other cars.
In a freak accident, after the driver of the crashed into three other cars, he truck slammed into a utility pole and knocked the transformer from the top of the pole. According to Los Angeles police, it was approximately 5:30 pm on Wednesday when the pickup struck the utility pole.
After the truck crashed into the pole, the transformer came crashing down on the truck and killed the driver who was trapped inside.
The authorities say the truck was involved in the multi-car accident, and wound up hitting the utility pole, then the transformer crushed the truck cab.
Fire fighters were on the scene of the accident and say that two people in the other cards suffered only minor injuries. The electricity was needed to be cut as crews worked to remove the driver’s body from the cab of the truck.
According to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, while the crew worked to remove the driver’s body and transformer, approximately 250 residents of the area were left without power due to the accident.