CERRITOS (CNS) – A six-vehicle crash involving a FedEx truck in Cerritos today left one person dead and two others injured, authorities said.
The crash was reported at about 9:10 a.m. at Bloomfield Avenue and South Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
One person was fatally injured, the sheriff’s department reported.
Information was not immediately available on the identity of the victim.
A second person was treated for minor injuries, and a third person was taken to a trauma center in unknown condition, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported.
Six vehicles were involved in the crash, and one person was trapped in the wreckage, the fire department reported.
Traffic was routed away from the area while an investigation was conducted into the circumstances of the crash.
According to KTLA5, the FedEx truck and other vehicles were stopped at a red light when a car crashed into them, killing that car’s driver.
“I saw a car coming — barreling in at about 90 miles an hour,” Joseph Espina told KTLA5. “Everybody was stopped at the red light. I didn’t know what was going on. It hit the FedEx truck … and I started running because there was debris everywhere.”