Sulphur cargo shifts, crushes truck cab
By Gazette Staff Writer — Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
On Sunday morning, August 31, at 6:15am, a Bakersfield-based, HONDO, Inc. 18-wheeler experience a load-shift. The cargo containers appeared to have broken loose from the strapping system, allowing the containers of sulphur to shift forward, crushing the cab. It was reported that each container weighed one ton. The driver was extracted from the cab by Fillmore Fire. As of press time there was no report of his condition. Photos courtesy Sebastian Ramirez.