Multi-Vehicle Collision on 405 Freeway Left One Fatality

TORRANCE, CA (January 21, 2022) – On Wednesday, one person lost their life after a multi-car crash on 405 Freeway.

According to the police, the incident happened after 4:30 a.m. near Vermont Avenue.

Furthermore, four southbound lanes on the 405 Freeway closed for several hours after the crash.

Moreover, the southbound HOV lane and all northbound lanes remained open throughout the morning, but traffic started to slow down as they cleared the crash scene.

Eventually, all lanes opened after 8:30 a.m.

Meanwhile, the victim was unrecognizable as either a pedestrian or an occupant of a vehicle. The investigation surrounding the crash is ongoing.


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