Abandoned vehicle triggers horrific crash on Hwy 101 in Mountain View

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (KGO) -- Two work trucks slammed into a vehicle that was abandoned on Highway 101 in Mountain View by a driver who was arrested for DUI, the CHP says.

The crash happened in northbound lanes at about 1:45 a.m. The trucks were carrying gravel which spilled onto the roadway. Lanes were closed for hours but have since reopened.

Authorities say a 25-year-old driver has been arrested for DUI. Authorities say he hit the center divider while driving northbound and then abandoned the vehicle. The work trucks then slammed into his vehicle.

The CHP reports only minor injuries in the crash.

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