Woman Killed, 3 Children Injured After Crash on 5 Freeway in Sylmar

A highway collision in Sylmar left one woman dead and three children injured Saturday morning, authorities said.

The crash occurred at around 10 a.m. and involved two cars on the southbound 5 Freeway, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Authorities declared the woman dead at the scene, while an 8-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Two other minors were hospitalized in fair condition, the agency said. All four were in the same vehicle.

Officials did not provide further information.

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the number of children injured. The post has since been updated.