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.
The cause of the crash is still unknown.