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10-car pileup on 101 fwy. leaves 2 injured

November 1, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two people were taken to the hospital with critical injuries after being involved in 10-car pileup on the 101 Freeway.The crash happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday near Highland Avenue on the southbound lanes.

A portion of the freeway was shut down for several hours as crews cleaned up the cars and treated injuries.

A spokesperson for the L.A. Fire Department said five people were taken to the hospital for treatment. Two of them are in critical condition.