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60 Freeway collision kills 2, causes major backup

Crews are seen on the westbound 60 Freeway at Atlantic Boulevard in Monterey Park after a collision trapped one person inside a car on Thursday, August 9, 2012.

August 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
The westbound 60 Freeway saw a major backup at Atlantic Boulevard Thursday night after a pick-up truck landed on top of a car following a collision.

The accident happened just before 10:30 p.m. in Monterey Park. It was not immediately known how many people were inside the vehicles involved in the crash, but two people were killed.

Both directions of the freeway were backed up for awhile. All lanes reopened by 3 a.m. Friday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.