Traffic Accident near State Route 55 Left One Person Hurt

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (April 25, 2022) – Tuesday morning, one victim was hurt in a 4-vehicle crash that resulted in heavy traffic on 5 Freeway.

The collision was reported at 8:26 a.m., near State Route 55. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

At this time, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. However, the crash blocked several lanes and one unidentified person was reportedly injured.

Although, authorities have not yet released the current condition or the identity of the injured person.

In addition, the accident involved at least four vehicles. Furthermore, the crash slowed traffic for at least seven miles near the State Route 55 junction heading south to Tustin.

Orange County Officials advised residents to avoid the area while they investigate the multi-vehicle collision.

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