Vehicle Catches Fire After Hitting Big Rig in Silver Lake


LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A vehicle crashed into a big rig in Silver Lake this morning, burst into flames and the people inside left the vehicle in lanes of the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway.

The crash was reported at about 3:10 a.m. near the Fletcher Drive exit, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A witness told authorities people were seen running from the abandoned vehicle, described as a small sedan.

No injuries were immediately reported.

All southbound lanes of the freeway at Fletcher Drive were briefly closed at about 3:20 a.m., but reopened at about 4 a.m., according to the CHP.

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