Trash Truck Collision Snarls 3 Lanes Of 5 Freeway In Pacoima

PACOIMA ( — Three lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in Pacoima were blocked Tuesday by a multi-vehicle crash involving a trash truck.

Firefighters were sent to the freeway at Osborne Street at 1:29 p.m., Los Angeles Fire spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

The trash truck ended up on top of another vehicle, but no one was trapped, he said.

The crash was under investigation.

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