A big rig rear-ended another tractor-trailer rig in Fresno on Tuesday afternoon along Highway 99, leaving at least one person pinned in a vehicle, according to California Highway Patrol.
A sport-utility vehicle also is said to be involved in the 4:40 p.m. crash on southbound Highway 99 near Ashlan Avenue.
Initial reports to CHP indicate that a semi cab was lodged under the rear a second semi-truck. The crash also triggered two other accidents, the CHP said.
Two lanes are closed to traffic and will likely not open until about 7 p.m., the CHP reported.
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Initial reports indicate minor to moderate injuries. The pinned-in person was taken to Community Regional Medical Center, according to Fresno County Emergency Medical Services.
One trailer was loaded with animal food, the CHP reported.