Major accident blocks East Freeway at Mercury

This 18-wheeler was involved in a multiple-vehicle crash that shut down the East Freeway at Mercury

December 14, 2013 3:36:34 PM PST
Police are looking into what triggered a five-vehicle crash that shut down part of the East Freeway early Saturday.

It happened just before 2:30am on the East Freeway at Mercury.

All inbound and outbound lanes were blocked after the crash, which involved an 18-wheeler, a tow truck and three other cars.

At least one person was seriously hurt in the crash and a few vehicles suffered heavy damage, but we're told the accident was not a fatality.

No additional details were released. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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