SANTA CLARITA: Fiery Freeway Crash

*Time* – 0026 *Location* – I5 SB @ Weldon Canyon *Handling Agencies* – LACoFD, CHP Newhall
At approximately 0026, LACoFD and CHP responded to reports of a traffic collision with fire. The first arriving CHP unit attempted to douse the flames with a fire extinguisher prior to LACoFD arrival, but was unsuccessful. Arriving LACoFD units found a 3 vehicle crash, with one vehicle heavily engulfed with flames. Firefighters put the car fire out while other Paramedics treated the involved parties. All victims sustained minor injuries and declined transport. The cause of the crash is unknown. A Maserati was struck and damaged in this collision. CHP Newhall is handling the investigation. CHP Shut down the SB5 at the 14, rerouting all traffic onto the NB14 freeway, causing a major backup on the SB 5 Freeway. The length of the closure is unknown.