One Hospitalized after Two-Vehicle Accident near Templin Highway

CASTAIC, CA (September 12, 2022) – Late Saturday night, one victim was seriously injured in a big-rig collision on 5 Freeway.

The accident happened around 11:40 p.m., on the southbound lanes of the freeway near Templin Highway.

According to reports, a big-rig collided with a parked Jeep on the right shoulder of the highway under unknown circumstances. Eventually, paramedics discovered one person who sustained major injuries.

Shortly after, medics transported the severely injured victim to Henry Mayo Newhall for further treatment. Although, authorities have not yet released their identity.

Meanwhile, officials issued a SigAlert on the No. 4 lane of the southbound side of the freeway for several hours. At this time, an active investigation to determine further details is still underway.

Because of their sheer size, large vehicles, like semi-trucks and trailers, increase the risk of a crash. If you’re driving one, always be mindful of your vehicle’s large height and weight. Maintain your travel lane and follow the speed limit. Also, adjust accordingly to give way for lane changes and other vehicles. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.

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