12 injured, 50 cars involved in I-5 Grapevine crashes

The Grapevine section of Interstate 5 was closed as emergency crews responded to multiple crashes and injuries Saturday afternoon.

Posted: Mar 23, 2019 5:19 PM
Updated: Mar 24, 2019 8:57 AM

Updated 7:32 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - GORMAN, Calif. (AP) - The latest report from the Associal Press said 12 were injured and 50 cars were involved in the crashes Saturday on the Grapevine.

The Grapevine section of the interstate was closed as emergency crews responded to the accidents Saturday afternoon.

The California Highway Patrol's traffic incident website said the accidents occurred amid thick fog.

Los Angeles County Fire Capt. Ron Haralson said a dozen people were transported to the hospital. One was in critical condition, four others sustained minor injuries and seven more had minor injuries. The injured included a 21-month-old child and a horse in trailer that was rear-ended.

The Grapevine carries traffic over mountains between greater Los Angeles and the San Joaquin Valley. The wrecks caused traffic on northbound and southbound lanes to back up for miles.

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GORMAN, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say two pileups involving several dozen vehicles on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles have left at least four people critically injured.

The Grapevine section of the interstate were closed as emergency crews responded to the accidents Saturday afternoon.

The California Highway Patrol's traffic incident website said the accidents in Gorman occurred amid thick fog.

The injured included a 21-month-old child and a horse.

The Grapevine carries traffic over mountains between greater Los Angeles and the San Joaquin Valley. The wrecks caused traffic on northbound and southbound lanes to back up for miles.

(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press)

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