Overturned trailer backs up traffic on 14 freeway

By Christina Cox

Last update: Monday, December 5th, 2016

A solo vehicle crash involving an overturned trailer caused delays on the 14 freeway Monday afternoon.

According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, a vehicle pulling a trailer overturned on the northbound 14 freeway just south of Newhall Avenue at 12:36 p.m.

Witnesses reported that three lanes of the freeway were blocked while the crash was investigated and cleared.

A trailer overturned on the northbound 14 just south of Newhall Avenue Monday afternoon.  Photos by Rick McClure, for the Signal.
A trailer overturned on the northbound 14 just south of Newhall Avenue Monday afternoon. Photos by Rick McClure, for the Signal.

Both the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the crash

The two occupants of the vehicle were not injured during the collision and were released by authorities on the scene, according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Traffic backed up on the northbound 14 freeway to the 5 freeway interchange as a result of the incident.

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Overturned trailer backs up traffic on 14 freeway

A trailer overturned on the northbound 14 just south of Newhall Avenue Monday afternoon. Photos by Rick McClure, for the Signal.

A solo vehicle crash involving an overturned trailer caused delays on the 14 freeway Monday afternoon.

According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, a vehicle pulling a trailer overturned on the northbound 14 freeway just south of Newhall Avenue at 12:36 p.m.

Witnesses reported that three lanes of the freeway were blocked while the crash was investigated and cleared.

A trailer overturned on the northbound 14 just south of Newhall Avenue Monday afternoon.  Photos by Rick McClure, for the Signal.
A trailer overturned on the northbound 14 just south of Newhall Avenue Monday afternoon. Photos by Rick McClure, for the Signal.

Both the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the crash

The two occupants of the vehicle were not injured during the collision and were released by authorities on the scene, according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Traffic backed up on the northbound 14 freeway to the 5 freeway interchange as a result of the incident.

Christina Cox

Christina Cox

Christina Cox is a multimedia journalist covering education, community and breaking news in the Santa Clarita Valley. She joined The Signal as a staff writer in August 2016.