HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Several people were injured in six accidents on the Hollywood (101) Freeway early Friday morning.READ MORE: WeHo Residents Preparing For New 'Supreme' Location
The six separate crashes were triggered by a single-vehicle accident that was reported around 12:20 a.m. on the southbound portion of the freeway at Highland Avenue, the California Highway Patrol said.
Seven people suffered minor injuries in the crashes. One person was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle after getting out of her car.READ MORE: Stanford Completes Season Sweep Of No. 15 USC, 64-61
All eight victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, officials said.
The accidents involved 16 vehicles altogether and forced the CHP to shut down the southbound 101 Freeway.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: 21-Year-Old Homeless Man Charged In Yet Another Metro Bus Stop Attack, Victim Speaks Out
All lanes were reopened around 2:20 a.m., the CHP said.