Monday, 04 December 2023

Vehicle fire briefly closes highway

LAKE COUNTY – A vehicle fire on Highway 175 Sunday night resulted in a temporary shutdown of the highway.

The California Highway Patrol reported an Audi was on fire on Highway 175 at mile marker 83 just before 9 p.m.

The driver was reported to be clear of the car and was not said to be injured, the CHP reported. The CHP did not identify the driver.

The roadway was shut down shortly before 9:30 p.m. as officials responded to the situation.

The CHP did not report in its incident log when the highway was reopened.

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