Los Angeles, CA (October 5, 2023) – A woman was killed after several cars crashed on southbound Interstate 5 near National City, just north of Highway 54.
According to troopers with the California Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 2:30 a.m. on Thursday when four vehicles collided on I-5. Another driver struck the woman after she got out of her vehicle following the collision. She was taken to the hospital, where she died shortly thereafter.
The CHP investigation near Civic Center Drive caused the closure of the southbound highway for a while, but it reopened at 5:50 a.m. An investigation remains active.
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