One person was killed and four other injured in a multi-vehicle crash Sunday morning on the 405 Freeway in Huntington Beach, authorities said.
Little information was available about the incident, which occurred shortly before 5 a.m. on the southbound side of the freeway near Magnolia Avenue (map).
Four vehicles were involved in the collision, theCalifornia Highway Patrol said. At least two were destroyed by a fire that broke out after the crash. News video later showed CHP officers standing near the burned wreckage.
The surviving victims’ injuries were minor, according to the agency.
All southbound lanes were closed for hours as crews worked to clear the incident. The closure ended by 11 a.m.