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.