Multi-Vehicle Fatal Crash Prompts Temporary Closure of SB 14 Freeway in Lancaster

One person died after being ejected during a multi-vehicle crash that left the southbound side of the 14 Freeway temporarily closed in Lancaster Tuesday morning.

A fatal crash left the southbound lanes closed on the 14 Freeway in Lancaster on Sept. 20, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A fatal crash left the southbound lanes closed on the 14 Freeway in Lancaster on Sept. 20, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

The crash occurred about 3:38 a.m. near Avenue M, said Officer Stephan Brandt with the California Highway Patrol.

It was unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash, but two people were ejected during the collision, Brandt said.

One of the people ejected was pronounced dead at the scene, Brandt said.

The second person was transported to a hospital in unknown condition.

A SigAlert was issued for the closure of all lanes on the southbound side of the freeway just after 4 a.m., according to the CHP’s traffic incident site.

Aerial video from Sky5 showed one lane of traffic had reopened just before 6:30 a.m.

 

The CHP tweeted that all lanes had reopened a little after 7:30 a.m.

KTLA’s Stephen Acosta contributed to this report.