1 Killed, 5 Injured in Castaic Car Crash on 5 Freeway near Templin Highway
Castaic, California (November 27, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a Friday morning traffic accident that killed one person and left five others injured in Castaic.
The deadly multi-vehicle accident occurred at about 2:51 a.m. in the northbound lane of 5 Freeway, Just south of Templin Highway.
According to the California Highway Patrol, four vehicles, including a truck, collided on the freeway in unclear circumstances.
First responders arrived at the scene and extricated at least three people who were trapped in the wreckage. The extricated parties were in critical condition, the officials said.
Sadly, one person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Five other people sustained unspecified injuries in the wreck.
Traffic on Nos. 1, 2, and 3 lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway was stopped for an unknown period due to the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.