Morning commute rain causes 2 separate collisions at Newhall Ave exit

Rainy morning commute caused vehicle rollover near Newhall Ave exit. Lorena Mejia/The Signal

The rainy morning commute has caused two separate collisions near the Newhall Avenue exit and northbound Highway 14.

Fire officials received a call around 7:45 a.m. regarding a silver vehicle that went over the side and hit the guardrail and another vehicle that rolled over, according to Marvin Lim, spokesman for the L.A. County Fire Department.

“The call came in as a traffic collision and one person trapped,” said Lim.

The driver was able to get out of the vehicle, and was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, according to fire officials.

Vehicle went off the road and hit guardrail. Lorena Mejia/The Signal

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Lorena Mejia

Lorena Mejia

Lorena was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She attended California State University Northridge where she double majored in Journalism and Chicano Studies and minored in Spanish Language Journalism. While at CSUN, she worked for the university's television and radio newscast. Through her journalistic work, she earned membership to Kappa Tau Alpha, a national honor society for selected journalists. Her passion for the community has introduced her to new people, ideas, and issues that have helped shape the person she is today. Lorena’s skills include using cameras as a tool to empower people by informing them and creating change in their communities. Some of her hobbies include reading the news, exploring the outdoors, and being an avid animal lover.