Fatal crash closes NB 5 Freeway in Tustin

TUSTIN (KABC) -- A fiery fatal crash on the northbound 5 Freeway in Tustin led to lengthy backups as all lanes were closed for the investigation late Monday night.

The crash involved multiple vehicles on the freeway north of Jamboree Road around 10:38 p.m. All northbound lanes of the 5 were closed and traffic was being diverted off the freeway at Jamboree.

One person died in the fiery crash, officials said. Another man suffered burns and a woman suffered minor injuries, authorities said.

The Jamboree on-ramp to the freeway was also closed, but both the on-ramp and freeway were reopened early Tuesday morning.

A fiery fatal crash involved multiple vehicles shut down the northbound 5 Freeway in Tustin late Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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