All lanes have been reopened after a fatal crash involving up to five vehicles shut down the 5 Freeway in the Glendale area, bringing traffic to a crawl during Friday morning's rainy commute.
A Sig Alert was issued about 6:07 a.m. for a full closure of the northbound 5 Freeway after a collision south of Western Avenue near the 134 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol. All lanes were reopened around 10:30 a.m.
A man in his 30s was killed in the wreck, CHP confirmed.
During the closure, traffic on the northbound 5 Freeway was being diverted to the 134, CHP said. The westbound 134 Freeway transition to the 5 Freeway, which was also closed, reopened Friday morning.
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Drivers were warned to be extra careful as scattered showers moving in across Southern California made for dangerous driving conditions.
No further information was immediately available.
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