BUENA PARK (CBSLA.com) — Two people were killed in wrong-way crash on the southbound Santa Ana (5) Freeway that has shut down several lanes.

The fiery crash happened at 3:21 a.m. on the southbound 5 Freeway at Magnolia Avenue, when a car driving north at about 100 mph in the southbound lanes crashed into an SUV that burst into flames.

(credit: CBS)

The collision left debris in all lanes, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The drivers of both vehicles were killed. The driver of the SUV was identified as a man in his 50s, while CHP officials said the wrong-way driver was a man in his 20s.

Only the carpool lane was available just north of the Riverside (91) Freeway for several hours. A SigAlert for five lanes of the freeway was canceled after 7:30 a.m.



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