5-Vehicle Crash Closed Southbound 5-Freeway

A five-vehicle crash forced officials to close the southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway Monday morning. They said that a motorcyclist was injured in the crash.

At approximately 10:35 a.m. California Highway Patrol received reports of the freeway crash and along with firefighters rushed to assist the injured.

The multi-vehicle wreck occurred at the Magnolia Street exit. It involved a motorcycle, two Honda Civics, a Nissan Altima and a Ford Taurus. CHP Officer G. Fithiam, told reporters that the rider of a BMW motorcycle was the only person injured and was taken to a hospital but the degree of the motorcyclist’s injuries were not disclosed.

Officials shut down the carpool lane, left lane, and off-ramp until 11:30 a.m. as CHP officers investigated the site.

There were no reports of arrests or intoxicated drivers, and the crash is still under investigation.

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