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SB 101 Fwy accident injures 8 people

May 26, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two vehicles rolled over on the Southbound 101 Freeway Monday afternoon, injuring eight people and backing up traffic for miles. Four vehicles were involved in the accident.The accident happened at about 4:19 p.m. on the southbound 101 Freeway near the Highland Ave. exit.

One of the victims, a child, was critically injured in the crash, according to Los Angeles Fired Dept. Spokesman Brian Humphrey.

According to a witness, a black truck and white Infiniti vehicle were racing at high speed when the car overturned.

A motorcycle was reportedly involved in the multi-vehicle accident.

The number one and two lanes were re-opened to southbound traffic. The California Highway Patrol was on scene to direct traffic.


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