Pick-up truck on top of car backs up traffic on westbound 91 freeway

No one was hurt in a three-vehicle crash in which a red pick-up truck ended up on top of a white car on the westbound 91 freeway at Bellflower Boulevard, authorities said.

It is unclear how the crash occurred.

The collision caused traffic on the westbound 91 to back up for miles Saturday around 5:20 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident page.

The three vehicles involved—a red pick-up truck, a white sedan and black sedan— blocked at least the two far left lanes until they were cleared by tow truck around 6 p.m.

Los Angeles County paramedics responded to the scene, but no one was trapped in any of the vehicles or injured, according to Supervisor Bernard Peters.

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Valerie Osier is the Social Media & Newsletter Manager for the Long Beach Post. She started at the Post in 2018 as a breaking news reporter. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from the Cal State Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband and two cats.
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