Cajalco Road Closes After Tractor-Trailer Overturns
Around 10:00 am on Thursday at Cajalco Road near Temescal Canyon Road, in the unincorporated community, a tractor-trailer overturned. The accident resulted in seriously injuring the trucker-driver and blocking the roadway.
It was reported that the big rig jackknifed on a bend in the road, going over on its side, and luckily missed other vehicles when it did.
The trucker was found trapped and incoherent in the rig. Firefighters managed to extricate the driver and the driver was taken to the hospital with major injuries.
At about 10:45 am, the tractor-trailer was turned back upright and removed.
During this period, Cajalco was completely shut down in both directions from Eagle Canyon to Temescal Canyon Road.
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