All Lanes of Westbound 22 Freeway Near Westminster Temporarily Closed After Fatal Crash

Authorities respond to a fatal crash that shut down the westbound side of the 22 Freeway near Westminster on Feb. 20, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

All lanes of the westbound 22 Freeway near Westminster were temporarily closed after a fatal crash Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported about 4:50 a.m. near Knott Street.

Preliminary reports from the CHP indicated that two vehicles were traveling at high speeds when one of the vehicles crashed.

According to a witness, a person got out of one of the vehicles and was hit by another vehicle.

The freeway was closed at the on ramp and off ramp of Knott, the CHP reported, but the lanes were reopened by 7:40 a.m.