1 injured in 5 Fwy crash in Commerce; lanes back open

COMMERCE, Calif. (KABC) -- All lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway in Commerce were back open after a big rig crash that left one person hospitalized Thursday morning.

The crash, involving two big rigs and a passenger vehicle, was reported shortly before 5 a.m. near Grande Vista Avenue.

One man was extricated after being trapped in the wreck and was transported to a local trauma center in unknown condition, fire officials said. No other injuries were reported.
Traffic was snarled for miles even after crews were able to clear the scene at about 6 a.m.

The cause of the collision was not immediately known.
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