Fatal crash closes transition between 134 and 5 freeways near Glendale

Two separate fatal crashes closed parts of the 5 Freeway near Glendale on Monday, just days after a woman died Saturday morning when her pickup truck shot about 50 feet into an area full of brush and trees near the Glendale-Los Angeles border.

There were no details immediately available about the first incident, but the California Highway Patrol said the accident was reported at 12:06 a.m. near Colorado Boulevard.

The second crash, which occurred about 2:15 a.m., involved multiple vehicles and at least one fatality after a car went down an embankment on a transition road from the eastbound 134 Freeway to the southbound 5 Freeway, according to initial CHP reports.

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-- Kate Mather, Los Angeles TImes 

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