Cynthia Ray, 36, killed, and 2 others hospitalized in pileup on I-5 near Castaic, CA
Modified Date:Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:09pm
Accident Date:Sunday, August 31, 2014
“There is one confirmed fatality but we have no information about injuries,” said Officer Jennifer Cassidy of the California Highway Patrol. “The number three and four lanes are expected to be closed for about three hours.”
A Bakersfield woman was killed today when she was struck by a compact SUV while standing behind a pickup truck and trailer on the shoulder of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway north of Castaic, setting off a chain of events that sent two other people to a hospital, authorities said. The fatal crash happened at 1:55 p.m., north of Lake Hughes Road and south of the lower crossover, according to California Highway Patrol Officer John Lutz.
There were nine total victims, four were taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, two declined medical attention, two “met the trauma criteria guidelines” and one was dead on arrival.
Rickey Ray, Jr.
County:Los Angeles County, CA
Area:Los Angeles, CA