Los Angeles, CA (December 21, 2023) – A semi-truck jackknifed between the 405 Freeway and I-5 in the early hours of Wednesday morning in the Sylmar area, resulting in a collision and a handful of victims’ injuries, per local authorities.
At around 3:40 a.m., on the northbound 405 Freeway to the northbound I-5 transition lane, the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Fire Department were sent to the scene. A full-size tractor-trailer had crashed into the left side wall of the road and was obstructing three lanes when personnel arrived. Another vehicle with damage was shown at the scene, though the number of drivers involved is unclear. Firefighters treated one person at the site for a head injury before paramedics transported the victim to the hospital, but the extent and total number of injuries are unknown. An investigation remains active in the interim.
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