Early morning solo crash injures one

The solo vehicle crash injured one and occurred at 5:09 a.m. on the southbound 5 freeway just south of Hasley Canyon Road. Rick McClure/For The Signal
One person was transported to a local area hospital following an early morning crash along the southbound 5 freeway Tuesday. The incident occurred at 5:09 a.m. when a vehicle ran off the southbound 5 freeway, just south of Hasley Canyon Road, and struck and knocked down a light pole, according to California Highway Patrol Officer, Eric Priessman. Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Gustavo Medina said one person was trapped following the crash.  The individual was freed and transported to a local area hospital at 5:34 a.m. with unknown injuries.
The solo vehicle crash injured one and occurred at 5:09 a.m. on the southbound 5 freeway just south of Hasley Canyon Road. Rick McClure/For The Signal
CHP briefly shut down the No. 4 (slow) lane while officials responded to the accident. The cause of the incident is still being investigated.  It is unknown if alcohol or drugs contributed to the accident. [email protected] 661-287-5575 On Twitter as @_ChristinaCox_

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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.