Winds fanned the flames up a hill and toward a freeway guardrail, prompting the California Highway Patrol to order the lane closures on both sides of the freeway. Traffic was backed up for miles.
Deputies Monday sought the public’s help to locate the parents of a young boy who was found wandering near a freeway in Orange County.
Four other people were critically injured.
Officials Monday are on the scene of a traffic collision involving a semi truck and a vehicle.
Emergency personnel were called to the northbound lanes of the roadway near Penrose Street around 11 a.m.
A SigAlert was issued Wednesday morning after a big rig crash on the Interstate 5 in Santa Clarita.
All lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway were reopened Wednesday after a crash involving an overturned big rig in East Los Angeles.
Officials said the three injured were adults who were all inside the car.
All but one of the southbound lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway in Sun Valley were shut down early Friday morning after a FedEx truck crashed.
A pedestrian was fatally struck Monday on the northbound 5 Freeway in East Los Angeles, officials said.
A motorcyclist was killed Saturday morning on the 5 Freeway at Mission Road, near Lincoln Heights, authorities said.
Traffic in South Orange County is going to be even worse than usual over the next three weeks, as significant lane closures are scheduled for weekdays on southbound Interstate 5 at San Juan Capistrano, starting Monday.
Commuters and area residents who use the 5 Freeway to travel south to San Diego might be facing some headaches — from a noisy Caltrans pile-driving operation and the resulting traffic — in southern Orange County over the next three weeks.
A major containment area has been set up, officials said.
Drivers will need to find an alternate route north of Burbank Airport late Monday night as CalTrans continues work on the northbound carpool lane into the early hours of Tuesday.