1 killed, 2 hurt in 10 Fwy multiple car crash

MID-CITY, Calif.

The /*crash*/ occurred around 4:45 a.m. near the Crenshaw Boulevard exit near Jefferson Park.

One female motorist died at the scene and two others suffered minor injuries. Officials also said a vehicle fire broke out.

All westbound lanes were shut down and /*traffic*/ was snarled for at least two miles, said CHP. Drivers were encouraged to take side streets like Washington and Adams boulevards.

Lanes re-opened around 9:29 a.m. The crash was under investigation.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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