1 killed in multi-vehicle accident on 101 Freeway in Hollywood


The crash happened just after midnight on the southbound side of the 101, north of Highland Avenue. Witnesses told CHP officers three vehicles collided in the No. 1 lane.

One person, identified as 19-year-old James Hicks of Hollywood, was killed in the collision. An unidentified 21-year-old female motorist from Pico Rivera suffered minor injuries to a knee, according to the CHP.

All southbound lanes of the 101 were closed for several hours overnight, but have since reopened.

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