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Monday, 04 April 2016 - 7:17
Plane kills woman after landing on California interstate
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A car parked on an interstate highway shoulder while the driver used a cell phone was rear-ended by a small plane making an emergency landing, killing a woman in the vehicle, California authorities has told foreign media.

The driver was complying with California laws regarding hands-free phone operation while operating a vehicle, North County Fire Protection District spokesperson John Buchanan told the media.

"The Nissan just happened to be there," he said. "They had pulled over to sync a phone with the Bluetooth system in the car."

The plane has skidded on the freeway for about 150 feet before hitting the rear of the car

Five people were injured, including the pilot.
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