One Killed in Fiery Freeway Crash in Anaheim

January 7, 2021 Updated: January 7, 2021

ANAHEIM (CNS)—The driver of a big rig was killed Jan. 7 in a fiery crash on the eastbound Riverside (91) Freeway in Anaheim.

Officers responded about 3 a.m. to the crash near the Kraemer
Boulevard off-ramp and found the tractor-trailer fully engulfed in flames, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Video from the scene showed the cab of the big rig up against the
center divider and on fire. NBC4 reported the driver of the semi was killed and no other vehicles were involved

Details of what led up to the crash and the name and age of the man killed were not immediately available.

The carpool and No. 1 lanes of the freeway were closed, a closure that was continuing past daybreak as crews worked to clear the scene.

Traffic was being allowed through on the Nos. 2 and 3 lanes, however, the CHP reported.