Fiery Crash ends in Tragedy
According to ABC 7 News, there was an accident involving a big rig and at least six other vehicles. It is reported that at around 11 am this morning, April 25, the 5 freeway near the Los Feliz Boulevard exit was completely shut down because of a multivehicle collision. Several vehicles were engulfed in flames. Nine people were reportedly injured, and one victim tragically died.
At the scene of the accident, a tanker straddled both sides of the 5 freeway with two vehicles being pinned underneath, one on the north bound side of the freeway and one on the south bound side of the freeway. The crash remains under investigation.
If you have any information regarding this accident you are encouraged to contact California Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.