Traffic collision slows traffic on southbound 5 Freeway

Two ambulances were called to scene of a traffic collision on the southbound 5 Freeway Saturday afternoon. The Signal / Dan Watson.

The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert for the left two southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Castaic Saturday afternoon.

The two lanes were to be closed for about an hour at Hasley Canyon Road in response to a two-car traffic collision that was reported just after 2 p.m., according to CHP Officer Elizabeth Kravig.

Two vehicles collided on the southbound 5 Freeway Saturday afternoon resulting in seven minor injuries. The Signal / Dan Watson.

Supervisor Ed Pickett with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said fire units identified seven minor injuries at the crash scene and requested multiple ambulances.

First responders treated all seven patients at the scene for basic life support, and at least one was transported to the hospital as a result of the incident, added Fire Department Supervisor Miguel Ornelas. 

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