dust storm, dust storm usa, dust storm landcaster, dust storm california, dust storm landcaster california, dust storm landcaster may 2013, dust storm california may 2013, dust storm usa may 2013, dust storm landcaster california usa may 2013, strong winds and dust storm in lancaster california may 2013

A dust storm in Lancaster Tuesday afternoon caused several vehicle collisions and prompted the closure of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway for a few hours when 60 mph winds kicked up a massive sandstorm. Six people were hurt in two separate pile-ups blamed on the sandstorm – one involving 20 vehicles, the other involving five vehicles.

Wind gusts up to 60 mph kicked up a massive sandstorm in Lancaster Tuesday forcing the hours-long closure of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, where at least two massive pile-ups occurred, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Both sides of the 14 Freeway were closed between Avenue A and Avenue D. The shutdown began about 4:45 p.m. and ended shortly after 8 p.m. – KTLA

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.