HWY 41 big rig crash sends two to hospital

MADERA COUNTY, Calif.

The crash happened on Highway 41 near Avenue 14 early Monday morning.

The California Highway Patrol says a big rig going northbound on Highway 41 tried to make a u-turn when the driver missed his exit.

The CHP says the big rig pulled out in front of on-coming traffic and the driver of a van wasn't able to stop in time.

The two people inside the van were taken to the hospital. Their conditions have not been released.

The accident temporarily blocked a portion on Highway 41, but all lanes were back open by midday.

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