2 Dead, 2 Injured After Crash on 5 Freeway in Pyramid Lake Area: CHP

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Two people died after a crash on the 5 Freeway in the Lake Pyramid area on Nov. 15, 2017. (Credit: RMG News)

Two people died after a crash on the 5 Freeway in the Lake Pyramid area on Nov. 15, 2017. (Credit: RMG News)

A SigAlert was issued on the 5 Freeway in the Pyramid Lake area Wednesday night after a crash killed two people and left two others injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The collision occurred on the northbound 5 just south of Vista Del Lago Road around 8:35 p.m., according to CHP’s incident log.

Officers were dispatched to the location after receiving a report of a crash with people trapped, CHP Supervisor Martin Rangel said.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene, according to Rangel.

Two trauma patients were transported to a nearby hospital, Rangel said. Their conditions were not immediately known.

A SigAlert was in effect for the closure of the Nos. 1, 2 and 3 northbound lanes, CHP Officer Kimble said.

Southbound lanes remained open and were not impacted.

KTLA’s Matt Phillips and Nidia Becerra contributed to this story.