One person received major injuries after a rear-end collision Friday morning on 5 Freeway north of Castaic.
As per the initial information, authorities actively responded to the northbound 5 Freeway north of Lake Hughes Road in Castaic after getting reports of a two-vehicle accident at about 5:15 a.m. Friday. The early reports showed that a Jeep Compass SUV struck the back of a big rig for reasons that are yet to be known.
The driver of the Jeep sustained major injuries and was rushed to the hospital. The slow lane was closed for about an hour while crews worked at the scene. The identity of the injured victim has not been released. No other details are available.
The crash remains under investigation.
January 1, 2022