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Nine-Vehicle Crash on the 170 Sends Two to Hospital

The crash closed two southbound lanes, according to the CHP.

Twitter photo of the nine-vehicle crash on the 170 Saturday night.
Twitter photo of the nine-vehicle crash on the 170 Saturday night.

A crash involving as many as nine vehicles on the Hollywood (170) Freeway in the Valley Glen area sent two people to a hospital tonight, authorities said.

The crash on the southbound side of the freeway just north of Sherman Way was reported at 6:41 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two people were taken to a hospital for treatment, but their ages, genders and conditions were not available, Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The crash closed two southbound lanes, according to the CHP.

Traffic was backed up for miles, according to a broadcast report.

All lanes were reopened by about 8 p.m., the CHP reported.

--City News Service

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