HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Several people were injured in six accidents on the Hollywood (101) Freeway early Friday morning.
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.READ MORE: Stolen Vehicle Suspect Surrenders After Nearly 5 Hour Standoff In San Clemente
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: Glendale School Football Teams To Hold 'Virtual Practices' After Positive COVID Tests
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: 50-Year-Old Woman Missing For Nearly A Month From Santa Clarita Area
All lanes were reopened around 2:20 a.m., the CHP said.