High winds overturn trucks

High winds overturn trucksFriday’s high winds overturned three big rigs within a three-mile stretch of Highway 395. All three rigs were traveling empty. The Inyokern Airport reported wind speeds of up to 50 miles per hour during that time. At 1:45 p.m., CalTrans declared the section of 395 between the junction with Highway 14 and Lone Pine closed to high-profile vehicles. No injuries were reported from any of the three downed trucks.

Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2014-04-30