Man Killed in Santa Fe Springs Crash on I-5 Freeway near Carmenita Road
Santa Fe Springs, California (June 22, 2022) – According to a California Highway Patrol dispatch, one person has been confirmed dead following a deadly Santa Fe Springs crash early this morning.
As per the report, the collision happened a while before 2:00 a.m. on southbound 5 Freeway near Carmenita Road.
Officials said that multiple cars, including a semi-truck, crashed for reasons still under investigation. Following the crash, a man was thrown out of his car. The victim, only described as a man in his 40s, was declared dead at the crash site by responding emergency crews.
A SigAlert was issued by the CHP officials closing Interstate 5 lanes for some hours. Officials re-opened lane No.4 at around 4:30 a.m.
Further details regarding the incident were not available.
An investigation is underway.