Semi-truck crashes into 6 other vehicles on 118 Fwy in Porter Ranch, leaks fuel on roadway

A tanker truck and several other cars are mangled after a multi-car crash on the eastbound 118 Freeway in Porter Ranch on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (KABC)

A tanker truck leaked fuel on the eastbound 118 Freeway after at least seven vehicles crashed in Porter Ranch.

The crash happened around 2:20 a.m. near Hayvenhurst Avenue. The semi-truck was involved in a crash with at least six other vehicles, authorities said.

Authorities said at least one person was taken to a nearby hospital. Any other injuries were unknown.

The eastbound lanes were closed until about 4 a.m. when the carpool lane was reopened. All lanes were reopened around 6 a.m.

It was unclear what caused the crash.
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