Injuries reported after 'major' crash at LAX's Terminal 5 impacts traffic

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023
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LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A crash at Los Angeles International Airport impacted traffic in the area Monday afternoon.

The "major" traffic collision happened in the upper level of Terminal 5, airport police tweeted just before 2 p.m. Injuries were reported, but it's unclear how many people hurt in the incident.

Loading lanes were used to divert traffic after two lanes were impacted by the collision.

LAX officials asked drivers heading to the airport from northbound Sepulveda Boulevard to "use lower level (arrivals) to get to your destination."

"Upper level lanes are still impacted by the police investigation of the (traffic collision) that occurred at Terminal 5 upper level," LAX tweeted around 2:20 p.m.

Further details on the crash were not immediately released.

The fire department responded to the scene to treat victims.