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Construction To Fully Close 5 Freeway Next Week

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plan to intermittently close one direction of the 5 Freeway (I-5) next week to build a new bridge to Weldon Canyon. The closures are set to occur between the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) to Calgrove Boulevard at selected nighttime hours beginning Tuesday, Nov. 29 through ...

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CHP Preparing For Holiday Travel With Maximum Enforcement Period Through Thanksgiving Weekend

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is set to increase enforcement in an effort to keep drivers and pedestrians safe during Thanksgiving weekend. To help motorists arrive at their destinations safely, the CHP is scheduled to implement a Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP) and deploy all available officers through the holiday weekend. During the MEP, CHP officers are set to be working ...

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Truck Driver Ejected After Crashing Into Bridge Support In Valencia

A truck driver was ejected after crashing into a bridge support early Sunday morning in Valencia.  Around 12:10 a.m., Sunday, first responders received reports of a traffic collision involving a big rig on Commerce Center Drive near Highway 126, said Officer Josh Greengard, spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Newhall Area Office.  The big rig crashed into a bridge ...

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Car Crashes Into Santa Clarita Home, Entering Living Room

A car crashed into a Santa Clarita home on Sunday night, coming to a stop in the home’s living room. At around 6 p.m. Sunday, first responders received reports of a crash involving a home on the 25000 block of Maravilla Court in Valencia. “We were dispatched at 5:57 and were on scene at 6:02 to a vehicle into a ...

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Caltrans Reopens 5 Freeway Lane Ahead Of Thanksgiving, ‘Route Fire’ Repairs Continue

A fourth lane of travel on the 5 Freeway north of Castaic has been reopened for travel, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday travel season. At 4 a.m. Tuesday, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) opened a fourth lane on the northbound Interstate 5 in Castaic, where the Route Fire caused significant damage to retaining walls that support the ...

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Simi Valley Man Killed In Fatal Head-On Soledad Crash Identified

The Simi Valley man killed in a fatal head-on Soledad crash Thursday morning has been identified. Anthony Leos, 40, from Simi Valley was killed in the Soledad crash, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.   Around 12:25 a.m. Thursday, first responders received reports of a head-on crash on Soledad and Bee Canyon Roads in Santa Clarita, said ...

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Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck In Valencia Crash

A pedestrian was hospitalized Friday after being hit in a Valencia crash. Around 10:10 a.m. Friday, first responders received reports of a Valencia crash near the 99 Cents Only Store on Valencia Boulevard, said Kevin Jones, a dispatch supervisor for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “It was an auto versus ped,” Jones said. THE pedestrian in the Valencia crash ...

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61-Year-Old Man Crashes Into Newhall 7-Eleven 

No injuries were reported after a 61-year-old man crashed his vehicle into a Newhall 7-Eleven Wednesday evening. Around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to a crash where a vehicle hit a 7-Eleven on Lyons Avenue and Apple Street in Newhall, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “A male driver, 61 years old did not ...

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Simi Valley Man Killed In Fatal Head-On Soledad Crash

A Simi Valley man was killed in a fatal head-on Soledad crash Thursday morning.  Around 12:25 a.m. Thursday, first responders received reports of a head-on Soledad crash on Soledad and Bee Canyon Roads in Santa Clarita, said Officer Josh Greengard, spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Newhall Area Office.  A Los Angeles man operating a 2019 Toyota 4-Runner, was ...

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Los Angeles Man Killed In Fatal 5 Freeway Crash Identified

The person who was killed in a fatal vehicle collision on the 5 Freeway early Monday morning has been identified. Miguel Guarchai Rosario, 27, from Los Angeles was killed in the fatal crash, said Sarah Ardalani, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. The fatal 5 Freeway crash occurred at about 3:15 a.m. Monday, near Magic Mountain Parkway, according ...

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