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Westbound 60 closed in crash involving emergency responders

December 24, 2012 | 12:14 pm

A crash on the westbound Highway 60 in Moreno Valley involving a California Highway Patrol officer, an ambulance and a fire truck is expected to keep the freeway closed until about 1 p.m.

Emergency crews had responded to an earlier accident when a car hit the back of the ambulance, which caused a fire truck to be hit. A CHP officer also sustained unknown injuries, reported the Riverside Press Enterprise.

The crash, near Perris Boulevard, occurred at about 8 a.m., according to the CHP. The eastbound lanes are all open. The westbound lanes are closed near Perris Boulevard.


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