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UPDATED: All Lanes Now Open On 14 Freeway After Major Accident

UPDATED: All Lanes Now Open On 14 Freeway After Major Accident

UPDATED 7:54pm: All lanes have now reopened.

 

7:00pm: The carpool lane has reopened, but the other lanes remain closed. 

6:45pm: The 14 freeway remains closed at Agua Dulce Canyon Road, with traffic backed up before Soledad Canyon road as a result. CalTrans is setting up a detour designed to take vehicles off the freeway at Soledad Canyon Road to get around the accident; no word yet on how they are dealing with the cars stuck after Soledad.

Earlier story:

California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert on the 14 northbound near Agua Dulce Canyon Road at 4:43 p.m. due to a collision involving multiple vehicles one of which is overturned.

According to the CHP website the collision happened around 4:30 Monday afternoon with a vehicle driving the wrong way on the freeway.  Photo courtesy of NBC Los Angeles.


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Story from SCVnews.com:

The northbound 14 Freeway is closed in the Agua Dulce area due to a major injury collision that occurred near Vasquez Rocks on Monday at about 4:35 p.m.

At latest report (5:23 p.m.), there were  a total of 12 people were injured, of which three sustained critical injuries.

One patient had to be extracted from a vehicle.

Initial reports indicated five vehicles were involved, with at least one vehicle overturned.

According to the CHP website, the incident may have started with a wrong-way driver.

A Sigalert was issued for all northbound lanes.

 


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UPDATED: All Lanes Now Open On 14 Freeway After Major Accident

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Kyle Jellings grew up in the Santa Clarita Valley and graduated from Canyon High School in 2004. Following his high school career he spent three years at College of the Canyons where he graduated with his Associate's Degree. Kyle then traveled to Utah where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Communication: Journalism emphasis from Utah Valley University. While in Utah, Kyle had the opportunity to do many different internships which included a Production Assistant at ESPN 700 and a Media Relations Assistant with the 2009 MLS Cup Champions Real Salt Lake. Kyle was married to his wife Paola in 2008 and they had their first child, Calvin, in August of 2010. When Kyle is not at KHTS he enjoys spending time with his family and being involved in sports in any way.