AGUA DULCE (CBS) — The southbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway has reopened following a big rig crash that injured more than a dozen people, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred around 9:45 a.m. and involved 19 vehicles and one tractor trailer, Los Angeles County Fire Department Cpt. Mark Savage told KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.
The Fire Department said 17 people were injured, none critically.
In addition to metal and other debris strewn across several southbound lanes, the tractor trailer involved in the collision was apparently carrying 25 pounds of sand.
The crash initially forced the closure of all southbound lanes and two northbound lanes.
The cause of the accident was being investigated by the CHP.