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One Killed In Multi-Vehicle 5 Freeway Crash South Of Newhall Pass

An individual was killed in a 5 Freeway crash involving multiple vehicles south of the Newhall Pass Tuesday morning, officials said.

Around 8:05 a.m. first responders received reports of a traffic collision on the southbound 5 Freeway near the 405 Freeway, said Brian Humphrey, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).

One person was killed in the crash, according to Humphrey.

Initial reports were that the crash involved four vehicles, a trash truck, SUV, big rig and a Homeland Security Patrol vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) logs.

No other injuries were reported in the crash as 8:40 a.m., according to the LAFD.

As a result of the crash, officers with the CHP issued a SigAlert blocking the No. 4, 5 and 6 lanes just north of the 405 Freeway for an estimated three hours.

Traffic is impacted on the 5 Freeway south near the 210 Freeway, according to officials.

Ed. Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.

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One Killed In Multi-Vehicle 5 Freeway Crash South Of Newhall Pass

7 comments

  1. hello, how can I get more information about this accident? The blue vehicle look like my mother vehicle.

  2. I watch people fly though there all the time. Slow down!

  3. Hello, Sorry for the loss..

    I’m not a friend or family just a witness and Good Samaritan who stop to help at crash site.

    I hope this is OK to ask. Does anyone have info on services?

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Louie was born and raised in Santa Clarita. At the age of two Louie lost his vision due to a brain tumor. However, Louie doesn't let blindness stop him from doing what ever it is he wants to accomplish. Growing up some of his favorite hobbies were wood working, fishing and riding bikes. Louie graduated from College of the Canyon in December of 2017, with a Broadcast Journalism degree. Growing up Louie has always wanted to be a fire fighter or a police officer, but because of his blindness Louie knew that wouldn't work. Louie has always loved listening to police and fire radio traffic, using a scanner, and he figured if he was going to listen to the scanner so much, he should do something with it.