All Lanes Reopened on 405 Freeway in Van Nuys After Multi-Vehicle Crash

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All southbound lanes were reopened on the 405 Freeway at Sherman Way in Van Nuys on Wednesday after a multi-vehicle collision, the California Highway Patrol said.


Emergency vehicles respond to a collision that shut down the 405 Freeway on Wednesday morning. (Credit: KTLA)

A big-rig, food truck and five other vehicles were involved, according to CHP’s online incident website. The crash was reported at 9:26 a.m.

Sky5 video showed Los Angeles Fire Department personnel treating victims at the scene.

Eleven people were injured in the crash, according to Shawn Lenske of the LAFD. Seven people — one in serious condition, six with minor-to-moderate injures — were transported to a local hospital. Four people were treated and released at the scene.

All vehicles involved had major damage, the CHP website indicated.

Two northbound lanes that had been shut down were reopened at 10:34 a.m., the website stated.