Victim Hospitalized after Rear-End Collision near Smokey Bear Road

GORMAN, CA (July 21, 2022) – Late Monday morning, one victim was airlifted to a hospital after a multi-vehicle rollover crash on 5 Freeway.

The incident occurred around 11:30 a.m. Dispatchers responded to the collision near Smokey Bear Road shortly after.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of a Land Rover lost control and overturned on the freeway. In addition, the Land Rover rear-ended a dump truck.

Medical responders transported one victim to a nearby hospital, via helicopter, for treatment of unspecified injuries.

At this time, authorities temporarily closed the southbound 5 Freeway to allow for cleaning and preliminary duties.

At this time, crews have not disclosed the identities of those involved in the multi-vehicle crash on 5 Freeway. An active investigation is currently ongoing.

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