Vehicle pile-up halts traffic on southbound 5 and 405 connector


California Highway Patrol officers with the Newhall-area office responded to a collision in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 and the 405 Freeway connector Monday.

At around 9:45 a.m. Monday, officials were called to the scene of a vehicle pile-up.

“Approximately five vehicles are involved,” said CHP Officer Eric Priessman, adding the initial report indicated a person was trapped in a vehicle.

Fire officials later confirmed there was no one trapped in the vehicle.

The vehicles blocked the carpool and No. 2 lane of the southbound side of the freeway. Drivers were advised to proceed with caution as workers cleared the area.

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