Advertisement
California

Fatal crash closes 15 Freeway southbound in Cajon Pass for nearly 3 hours

Fatal crash
.
(Los Angeles Times)

A fatal crash closed all lanes of the southbound 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass early Sunday, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The 2:36 a.m. crash occurred at Cleghorn Road when a big rig hit a stalled vehicle, and all southbound lanes were blocked because of debris and oil in the roadway, the CHP said. One motorist was killed.

At 5:13 a.m., two lanes were reopened, the CHP log said. 

Earlier Sunday, a multiple-vehicle crash closed all westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway in Montebello for nearly an hour.

Advertisement

CHP Officer Elizabeth Kravig said the 2 a.m. crash, which occurred east of Paramount Boulevard, involved a black Ford Expedition, a black sedan and possibly a truck. All lanes were blocked because of debris in the road. One lane reopened at 2:43 a.m., and the remainder of the lanes opened at 4:08 a.m.

There were no reports of injuries, but Kravig said the Montebello Fire Department sent a crew to the scene as a precaution.

marc.olson@latimes.com

Advertisement

Follow @molson21 on Twitter

ALSO

‘A bloody scene’: 3 killed, 12 wounded in gun battle at West Adams restaurant

Men charged with felony assault and hate crimes in beating of Bay Area Sikh man

70-year-old ice cream vendor’s family says he was violently robbed in North Hollywood


UPDATES:

5:25 a.m.: Updated with the reopening of two lanes.

4:30 a.m.: Updated with all lanes open on the 60 westbound.

Advertisement

4:05 a.m.: This article was updated with the fatal crash in the Cajon Pass.

This article was first published at 3:10 a.m.


Newsletter
Get our Essential California newsletter
Advertisement