2 killed in wrong-way crash on 118 Freeway in Porter Ranch

Two people were killed and two others were injured in a wrong-way crash on the 118 Freeway in Porter Ranch early Sunday, authorities said.

The crash on the westbound freeway, at the Tampa Avenue off-ramp, was reported at 4:25 a.m. Sunday, the California Highway Patrol reported. Authorities said a dark-colored sedan was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes and slammed into a semi-truck. The vehicle landed on the embankment of the off-ramp.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics dispatched to the location at 4:30 a.m. rushed two others to regional trauma centers, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A representative from the coroner’s office was called to the scene at 5:44 a.m.

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