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Big rig crash injures 3, snarls I-5 traffic

Several big rigs collided in the truck lane tunnel on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway at the eastbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.
December 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Several big rigs collided in the rain-slicked truck lane tunnel on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway at the eastbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway on Monday night.

At least four trucks were directly involved in the crash, including a gas tanker, and about another 11 were also affected. There appeared to be no leak or fire as a result.

The accident happened about 8:30 p.m. in the I-5 tunnel in the Sylmar area.

Los Angeles Fire Department officials said two men were taken to hospitals with minor injuries. County fire transported a third person, also with minor injuries.


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