By CBSLA Staff

POMONA (CBSLA) — Authorities say three people were killed Tuesday in a crash involving a big rig on the 57 Freeway in Pomona.

The crash happened at about 3:30 a.m. near the Temple Avenue exit of the southbound 57 Freeway. Images from the scene showed the wreckage of a red SUV wedged underneath the back of a big rig’s trailer.

READ MORE: Hundreds Protest Digital Vaccine Cards At Orange County Board Of Supervisors Meeting

READ MORE: Biden Announces Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By 9/11

The right lanes were closed for several hours for the fatal crash investigation, but reopened just before 10:30 a.m.

MORE NEWS: Hot Dog On A Stick's Offering 75-Cent Dogs On April 24 For 75th Anniversary

The victims were not immediately identified.