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Car Crash Into Ditch On 5 Freeway Sends Two To Hospital

Two people were transported to the hospital Sunday night after their vehicle spun out and into a ditch next to the 5 Freeway in Valencia.

The crash was reported about 10:50 p.m. Sunday, as a vehicle spin out into a ditch on the right side of the northbound 5 Freeway, just north of McBean Parkway, according to Christian Reynoso, spokesperson fro the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“There were three patients, two people trapped,” Reynoso said.

A Good Samaritan truck driver pulled over when he noticed the headlights of the sedan shining from the small gully bordering the freeway, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP) Logs.

“It was determined that a red Dodge Challenger was driving too fast for the condition of the roadway, causing the Dodge to leave the east roadway edge and collide with a tree down an embankment,” said Officer Josh Greenguard with the CHP Newhall Area Office.

Two of the vehicle occupants were extricated and transported to the hospital, according to Reynoso.

The status of the two people transported to the hospital is unavailable to the media as of Monday morning.


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Car Crash Into Ditch On 5 Freeway Sends Two To Hospital

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A Santa Clarita native, Jade has spent her whole life involved in community outreach. After graduating from Learning Post High in 2015, she went on to College of the Canyons to pursue a double major in English and Marketing. Jade spent several years as a ballroom dance performer for a local studio and has performed at public and private events throughout Santa Clarita. As KHTS Co-News Director Jade oversees the KHTS news team, which covers all the latest news impacting Santa Clarita. Along with covering and writing her own news stories, Jade can be heard broadcasting the daily local news every weekday morning and afternoon drive-time twice an hour on KHTS 98.1FM and AM-1220. Jade is also instrumental in reporting on-the-scene local emergencies, covering them on-air and via Facebook Live and YouTube. Another dimension to Jade’s on-air skills and writing are her regular political and celebrity interviews, including her bi-monthly interview with our Congressman Mike Garcia and many other local politicians and community leaders.