Nineteen vehicle pileup on Cajon Pass blamed on bad weather

Dozens of people were injured in a 19 vehicle crash on Cajon Pass in Southern California this morning. The crash was reported around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, on southbound I-15 over Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County, California.

Authorities say that nineteen commercial and passenger vehicles were involved in a pileup crash.

19-Car Pileup in Cajon Pass Area

19-Car Pileup in Cajon Pass Area

Posted by Anything Wrecked on Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Thirty-five people were hurt in the crash with injuries ranging from minor to moderate. The San Bernardino County Fire Department says that weather was a factor in the crash. Caltrans issued a fog advisory for the area just an hour before the crash occurred. All lanes of southbound I-15 were closed for hours with miles long traffic backups reported in the area. However, Caltrans announced at 2 p.m. that all lanes of southbound I-15 had reopened.

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