Fatal Crash, 4-Car Pileup On 5 Freeway Brings Traffic To Near Standstill In SylmarThe two closures in the 5 Freeway bottleneck into Sylmar caused several miles of backup into Santa Clarita.
5 Freeway's Empire Avenue Interchange Opens In BurbankThe newly-constructed Empire Avenue interchange opened early Monday morning, which is good news for commuters who have been suffering through years of road work on the 5 Freeway.
Motorcyclist Performing Tricks On 5 Freeway In Pacoima Dies In Crash During Traffic StopThere were several calls reporting about 10 motorcycles doing tricks, taking video of their stunts and stopping traffic on the 5 Freeway at about 1 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP Officers Rescue Driver From Burning Cab After Big Rig Slams Into Wall Along 5 Freeway In AnaheimThe California Highway Patrol has issued a Sig Alert after a semi-truck hit a concrete bridge spilling the produce it was carrying and caught fire.
3 In Custody Following Pursuit That Ended On the 5 Freeway In CastaicThree suspects were in custody Tuesday night following a pursuit that started in West Hollywood and ended in Castaic.
1 Killed In Fiery Big Rig Crash In CastaicThe 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.
Tanker Truck Carrying 7,500 Gallons Of Fuel Overturns On 5 Freeway In Atwater VillageA tanker truck hauling about 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel overturned Wednesday on the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in the Atwater Village area
Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Vehicle On 5 Freeway, Driver Flees SceneIt wasn't immediately clear why the pedestrian was on the freeway, but it was reported that they may have been on the phone with police reporting an accident that occurred earlier.
4 Hospitalized In Wrong-Way Crash On 5 Freeway, DUI Suspect ArrestedA DUI suspect was reportedly arrested following a wrong-way crash that left four injured on the 5 Freeway in Santa Ana early Saturday morning.
Big Rig Hits 5 Freeway Center Divider, Overturns In CommerceThe truck hit the center divider just north of Garfield Avenue at about 5:15 a.m., leaving the truck’s trailer on its side. The driver had to be extricated from the cab, and he was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.
Tow Truck Driver Killed After Being Struck By Big Rig In Hit-And-Run Accident On 5 FreewayA tow truck driver who was working alongside the 5 Freeway was killed after being struck by a big rig in a hit-and-run accident Friday evening.
5 Freeway Big Rig Crash Leaves Cab On Top Of TrailerThe 5 Freeway in East LA is back open after a multiple-vehicle crash that somehow left the cab of a big rig on top of its trailer.
Crash Involving 5 Semis, 2 Vehicles Block Several Lanes Of NB 5 Freeway In Mission HillsAt least five big rigs and two vehicles got tangled up Friday on the northbound 5 Freeway at Van Nuys Boulevard in Mission Hills.
5 Freeway Crash Kills 1 In AnaheimThe crash was first reported at 2:53 a.m. as a big rig on its side on the southbound 5 Freeway at Euclid Street in Anaheim. The truck was blocking the carpool lane, while a red sedan was left crushed and unrecognizable a couple of lanes away.
Car Trapped Under Big Rig In Crash On 5 Freeway; 1 KilledA freeway collision involving a Mercedes-Benz and a big rig left at least one person dead, authorities said Tuesday.