The California Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that killed at least one person on Interstate 5 near the Highway 198 connector ramp in western Fresno County.
The CHP’s incident report website noted that a big-rig truck hit two vehicles stopped near construction on Interstate 5 just before 11 a.m. Friday. One vehicle fell down an embankment.
Early reports said that four or five people were hurt. At 11:43 a.m., the CHP called for the Fresno County Coroner and noted there had been at least one fatality.
No one at the CHP office in Coalinga was immediately available for comment.
This story will be updated.