OASIS, CA — Three individuals sustained injuries following a collision involving a tractor-trailer in Oasis, Riverside County, on the evening of January 2, 2024.
The incident occurred before 10:00 p.m. along Highway 86 near Avenue 86. According to the California Highway Patrol, the tractor-trailer was making a left turn onto Highway 86 when its trailer became detached, partially obstructing the first lane. A northbound vehicle, yet to be identified, collided with the trailer, causing the driver to lose control.
Two passengers from the second vehicle suffered serious injuries, while a third occupant sustained moderate injuries. One victim was airlifted to the hospital for treatment.
The authorities are currently conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the collision.