Multi-Vehicle Accident on 5 Freeway in Elysian Park Area Kills 1 and Injures 7 Others
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 30, 2021) – A woman was killed in a multi-vehicle accident on Golden State (5) Freeway in Elysian Park area Friday morning.
The accident happened just after 8:00 a.m. on December 24, north of Arroyo Seco Parkway near Dodge Stadium. According to the California Highway Patrol, the 68-year-old Los Angeles woman was driving a 2002 Toyota coupe when she lost control and caused the chain-reaction crash involving a total of nine vehicles.
As a result of the crash, the woman suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Her name was not yet released at this time.
A 67-year-old woman, a 29-year-old woman and an 11-year-old girl were taken by paramedics to a hospital. Their conditions were unknown.
Four other people injured in the crash declined transport.
CHP are still investigating the accident.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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