By CBSLA Staff

WHITTIER (CBSLA) – One person was killed in a multivehicle crash on the 605 Freeway in Whittier early Friday morning.

June 25, 2021. (CBSLA)

The wreck occurred at 2:28 a.m. on the northbound 605 Freeway near the Rose Hills Road exit.

READ MORE: Crews Work To Contain Antonio Fire Burning In Angeles National Forest

At least five vehicles and big-rig were involved, according to California Highway Patrol’s incident information page. One car crashed into a center divider and a truck went down an embankment.

READ MORE: OC School Board Votes To Sue Newsom Over Mask Rule For Students

The exact circumstances of the crash were not confirmed.

MORE NEWS: Gunman Barricaded In RV In South LA Escapes Police

A Sig Alert was issued and the northbound lanes of the 605 Freeway were shut down. They remained closed as of 6:30 a.m.