At least five people, including two children incurred injuries following a wreck Wednesday on the 5 Freeway in Sylmar, causing traffic delays on a freeway already crowded with Thanksgiving getaway drivers.
As per the initial information, the multi-vehicle accident was reported at around 5:25 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway at Roxford Street. At this time, it is unknown how many vehicles were involved in the crash. Paramedics actively responded to the scene to assess five patients.
One or more victims may have been thrown from vehicles due to the collision. The extent of injuries sustained by the victims also remains unclear. The first lane of the southbound 5 Freeway at Roxford Street was blocked for an unknown duration following the accident. No other details are available.
The wreck remains under active review.
November 25, 2021
Source: CBS LA