Minor Injuries Sustained after Los Angeles Crash on Highway 118 near Reseda Boulevard
Los Angeles, California (August 16, 2019) – Minor injuries were sustained after a traffic crash early Friday morning in the area of Los Angeles, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at around 12:06 a.m. Friday, on Highway 118 near Reseda Boulevard.
As per the CHP officials, two vehicles crashed for reasons still under investigation.
2-Car Accident on Highway 118 and Reseda Boulevard
An ambulance was sent to the scene to attend to the injured parties. The number of victims and their current condition was not immediately available.
Tow trucks were requested to remove the vehicles from the crash site.
The vehicles were blocking lane 1 and the HOV lane following the crash. The roadway was cleared as of 12:38 a.m.
No additional information concerning this crash was provided.
An investigation is underway.
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