One person was killed and another arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a dropped mattress triggered a four-vehicle crash on the 55 Freeway in Santa Ana late Friday night, authorities said.
A jackknifed big rig hanging over a guardrail prompted a SigAlert Tuesday afternoon for the transition road from the Riverside (91) Freeway to the Costa Mesa (55) Freeway.
A motorcyclist died from injuries he sustained in a collision on the 55 Freeway on Sunday morning, and a person who came to his aid was critically hurt when struck by a suspected drunken driver, Santa Ana police said.
Officials said all four injured were transported to a nearby hospital.
Costa Mesa police Tuesday saved a teenager who was teetering on the side of the 55 Freeway overpass.