5 injured after three-vehicle traffic collision on State Route 91
Just an hour after midnight on early Wednesday morning, California Highway Patrol responded to a car accident on the eastbound 91 Freeway at the Tustin Avenue off-ramp in which at least five victims were hospitalized, said a news update from On Scene TV.
Per the article, the traffic collision that took place near the Tustin off-ramp happened at about 1:08 a.m.
When CHP officers and other authorities arrived, they found a three-vehicle collision in between the center divider and the No. 2 lane. Reportedly, the vehicles involved in the crash included a red sedan and two others, all of which were badly mangled and damaged.
Furthermore, five victims were transported by paramedics to a local hospital in unknown conditions, said the article. It was not immediately clear if there were any other injured parties.
Additionally, it was not confirmed in the news release what exactly caused the accident to take place, and authorities have not yet ruled out drugs or alcohol as a factor in the crash.
Currently, this investigation is being handled by the California Highway Patrol Santa Ana Division. Further details will be released once the investigation has concluded.
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