LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A transport container being transported from the Port of Los Angeles fell off the again of a semi-truck, crushing a sedan. There have been no accidents.
The accident occurred on the nook of McFarland Avenue and Anaheim Avenue in Wilmington. Based on authorities, the container was improperly connected and shifted when the motive force of the semi-truck turned onto the road.
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The container then fell over and crushed a black 2008 Honda Accord parked on the aspect of the road. There was nobody within the sedan when it was crushed.
Residents within the space have grown involved in regards to the inflow of vehicles and transport containers within the neighborhood. Vehicles over 6,000 kilos are prohibited within the space. A semi-truck carrying an empty container weighs round 8,000 kilos, nonetheless, the congestion on the ports has given transport firms only a few choices. They’re usually pressured to retailer containers ready to be loaded onto ships on the road.
“Proper now with the ports and every part that’s happening over there, we’re caught with the containers, having to carry all of them to the yard, and we solely have a lot house,” United Carriers Trucking Inc., proprietor Frank Arrieran mentioned earlier in the present day. UCTI owned the truck that tipped over.
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“We’ve been messed with tickets and being harassed,” Arrerian added. “We ask the neighborhood to assist us, as a result of we’re solely within the center.”
The Port of Los Angeles government director Gene Seroka mentioned Tuesday about 200,000 transport containers remained on ships off the coast.
The port not too long ago shifted to round the clock operations hoping to unravel the availability chain congestion on the docks.
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