Northbound 110 Freeway shut down after 13-car crash

CARSON, Calif. (KABC) -- All lanes of the northbound 110 Freeway near 223rd Street in Carson were shut down for several hours after a multiple car crash early Sunday morning.

Two people were critically injured and eight suffered minor injuries in the crash. Authorities received the call around 3:40 a.m. Officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said 13 cars were involved in the collision.

Witnesses described hearing one loud bang after another as cars slammed into each other. One of the vehicles, a food truck, overturned in the crash.

Four ambulances were requested at the scene. Twelve people were injured, including two in critical condition.

Traffic was diverted off the freeway at 220th and Figueroa streets for several hours as authorities investigated the scene.
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