Hector Sierra, 59, and Daniel Perez, 24, Hospitalized After Crash on 5 Freeway in Santa Clarita Valley
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY, California (July 18, 2016) – Two were hospitalized after a traffic collision on the 5 Freeway early Monday morning, according to Santa Clarita Valley Signal.
The 2-car crash took place around 3:33 a.m. on the southbound 5 Freeway, north of Templin Highway.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a 1992 Nissan driven by 24-year-old Daniel Perez was going south on the freeway when for unknown reason it rear-ended a 1998 Chevrolet Suburban.
The Chevrolet was forced off the left side of the roadway and overturned down a dirt embankment.
CHP said the driver of the Chevrolet, 59-year-old Bakersfield resident Hector Sierra, was seriously injured and was then flown to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Perez, of Granada Hills, was taken by ground ambulance to be treated for moderate injuries.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
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