CASTAIC (CBSLA) — One person was killed after a pickup truck ended up beneath a big rig on the northbound 5 Freeway at Halsey Canyon Road in the Castaic area.
The crash was first reported at about 5:30 a.m. in the middle lanes of the northbound freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash involved a pickup truck that ended up wedged beneath a big rig, which briefly caught fire.
A Sigalert was initially issued for three left lanes, but one lane was reopened to traffic about two hours later.
No information was available about the person who was killed.