As many as 20 cars crash in pileup on foggy South California, 15 injured



At least 17 injured after multiple car accident

Visibility in the area was limited as a result of the heavy fog.

Multiple vehicles collided in dense fog on Interstate 15 in Cajon Pass, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, which has more than a dozen injuries late Wednesday morning, according to reports.

California Department of Transportation district spokeswoman Terri Kasinga says the number of vehicles in the pileup can hit 20.

The San Bernardino County Fire department tweeted that two patients were transported immediately, and 15 others had minor injuries.

The researchers said about 20 vehicles were involved and at least 15 people were reported hurt in a Southern California pileup.

(SB County Fire)

Many drivers and vehicle occupants declined treatment.

San Bernardino County officials reported “extremely low” visibility in the area because of fog, according to Fox 11. Southern California is filled with a deep intrusion of maritime air, which has led to low clouds, fog and rain.

The pass between San Bernardino and the San Gabriel Mountains and rises to an elevation of nearly 3800 meters.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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