Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash Interstate 5 Freeway, Lorena Street in Boyle Heights

 Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash Interstate 5 Freeway, Lorena Street

3-Vehicle Traffic Accident on I-5 Freeway in LA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2024) — A big rig truck was among three vehicles involved in a fatal crash early Tuesday on the southbound 5 Freeway near Lorena Street in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles.

One person died and another was injured in the multi-vehicle collision between two sedans and a the truck, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP officers responded to the 911 call at around 2:43 a.m. on Feb. 27th between the truck, a blue Ford and a third vehicle, just north of the Lorena Street off ramp.

One of the cars also crashed into an embankment in the center divide of the freeway before it veered back into the second car and became engulfed in flames. The other sedan one had major front-end damage. Furthermore, both vehicles collided with the semi-truck on one side of its trailer.

Unfortunately, one person from one of the vehicles died at the scene and another from the blue Ford was transported to County USC Medical Center with undisclosed injuries.

Investigators closed down four traffic lanes and they are working to determine fault for the fatal crash on the 5 Freeway.


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