SYLMAR (CBSLA) – Three people 18 and under and a 20-year-old man suffered minor injuries in a multi-vehicle collision on the southbound 5 Freeway in Sylmar Monday evening.
The crash was reported about 8:10 p.m. near the 405 Freeway, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.READ MORE: LA County Confirms More Than 28,000 COVID Deaths; Reports Highest Number of Daily New Deaths Since April 2021
It was not immediately known how many vehicles were involved in the collision, though Stewart said one was sent over the side of the freeway and down a hill.READ MORE: Talk Radio Icon, Los Angeles Legend Michael Jackson Dies At 87
A 16-year-old girl, an 18-year-old woman, a 17-year-old boy, and a 20-year- old man suffered minor injuries. The 17-year-old boy and 20-year-old man were unable to walk back up the side of the hill and were helped to waiting ambulances by paramedics, Stewart said.MORE NEWS: 'We're Paying The Price As Consumers,' Union Pacific Rep Says Of Increased Train Robberies In LA
The cause of the collision was not immediately known.