The number of automobiles involved in what seemed to be three major collisions that occurred in close proximity to one another was as high as forty, according to Grimes.
It was reported by the chief of the battalion that 18 of the trucks were tractor-trailers.
This fog is characterized by a thick, rising mist that blankets the ground after rain has saturated the soil. According to KGET, the fog may persist because high-pressure air might trap it.
A warning was also issued by forecasters that the region to the north of Los Angeles might be impacted by ice and wind gusts that could reach speeds of up to 80 miles per hour.