An early morning freeway crash claimed the lives of four people today in Downey.
California Highway Patrol officers responded at approximately 2:30 a.m. to the southbound 605 Freeway and the 5 Freeway where they found the victims of the solo-vehicle crash, CHP Officer Ramon Kendricks told City News Service.
California Highway Patrol officers responded at approximately 2:30 a.m. to the southbound 5 Freeway, north of the 605 Freeway, where they found the victims of the solo vehicle crash, the CHP reported.
The victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash closed several lanes of the southbound freeway while the CHP conducted its investigation.
Details on the cause of the crash or the victims’ identities weren’t immediately available.
Editor’s note: The CHP originally reported the crash occurred on the 605 Freeway but later said it occurred on the 5 Freeway near the 605. This story has been corrected with that new information.