Six hurt in crash on the 118 Freeway in Pacoima
Six people were injured, three critically, when two vehicles collided on the 118 Freeway near the 5 Freeway in Pacoima on Sunday.
Two lanes of the eastbound 118 remained closed as the California Highway Patrol investigated the crash and clean-up crews removed debris, said CHP Officer Monica Posada.
The accident occurred about 1:36 p.m. and at least one of the vehicles, a pickup truck, overturned, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. The truck’s occupants, a 4-year-old boy and 1-year-old girl and a 26-year-old woman, believed to be their mother, were taken to Northridge Hospital Medical Center in serious to critical condition, Humphrey said.
Three people in a compact car, a man, a woman and a teenage boy, all believed to be related, were taken to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center with minor to moderate injuries, Humphrey said.