At approx 1523 hrs this date WFPD responded to the scene of a major accident on the Lloyd Ruby Overpass (1100 Blk of 287 over Broad – Northbound). The accident involved 3 vehicles,: White Chevy S10 pickup, Silver Chevy Cavalier, and an 18 wheeler. According to information gathered on the scene, the S10 pickup was stopped, broken down in traffic in the center lane with the Cavalier stopped behind it. An 18 wheeler struck the back of the Cavalier causing the Cavalier to strike the S10. The driver of the S10 was out of the vehicle at the time of the accident and was not involved in the crash.
The accident resulted in one fatality. The accident is still under investigation. More information will be released by the WFPD Public Information Office when it becomes available.