A mother of two children who was trying to help her stranded husband was hospitalized after a crash on 5 Freeway in Orange County early Thursday.
Her white car was hit by a red sedan as she arrived to help her husband, who was fixing a flat tire on another vehicle just after midnight at the city of Orange, the California Highway Patrol said.
She was taken to a nearby hospital, but details regarding her injuries were not immediately available. Her two children in the back of the vehicle were not injured.
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The cause of the crash is still unknown.