30 Injured in Major Pile-Up near Frazier Mountain Park Road
LEBEC, CA (March 23, 2019) – An infant was critical after a multi-car crash on southbound 5 Freeway, Saturday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 2:45 PM, near Frazier Mountain Park Road. Based on an initial report, as many as 50 vehicles were involved in two locations, while at least 100 vehicles were trapped between the scenes. Some of the cars were overturned and one was engulfed in fire.
The infant was listed in a critical condition. The paramedics reported that there were more than 30 people who were injured in the major pile-up. Four people were sent to the hospital for treatment of moderate injuries, while seven suffered minor injuries. A horse was also killed in the incident.
The southbound lanes of the Freeway were closed due to the commotion and were reopened at 7:00 PM after clearing and cleaning operations in the area.
Drivers at the scene noted thick fog and poor visibility. An investigation is ongoing to verify all initial information and determine liabilities. Additional information will be disclosed to the public, once it becomes available.
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