Single Vehicle Collision - Idylwyld Freeway At 8th Street Overpass

Police and emergency crews are on the scene of a single vehicle collision on the Idylwyld Freeway at the 8th Street overpass. The 32 year old woman operating the vehicle appears to have escaped injury after the truck she was operating collided with the guardrail. Southbound traffic will be restricted while the scene is cleared up. Motorist are asked to drive carefully while passing the collision scene. The road surface is slippery due to cold weather.

This is the second collision today to occur at this location. Just before 7:30 AM Saturday morning crews responded to a single vehicle collision in the same spot. There were no injuries however once again failure to drive according to slippery conditions appears to have been the cause. Slow down, take your time, arrive safe.

(Occurrence Number: 17-135087)