Semi Truck driver killed in accident

Semi Truck driver killed in accident

A Brawley man is dead after a freak accident; according to the California Highway Patrol on Saturday May 31st the driver of an eighteen wheeler was driving north on Highway 86 between El Centro and Brawley. According to CHP Investigators believe the driver lost control and drove into the center median; when the truck slammed into the dirt it his cargo to come loose. At the time of the accident the driver was transporting construction equipment; that equipment broke the safety chains and collided with the cab of the truck. The driver was pinned in the cab and died as a result of his injuries. The cause of the accident is currently being investigated.