Six cars were involved in an accident in Azusa, California on Monday night. Six people were injured and a five-year-old girl was killed in the accident. On Tuesday morning, authorities reopened the 5 Freeway after a tanker crash on Saturday.
The multi-vehicle crash took place at the intersection of Gladstone Street and Citrus Avenue in Azusa at 8:40 pm. It involved one truck, two vehicles and one transit bus. Two people and two children were injured in one vehicle. The girl that died was also riding in the same vehicle. She was airlifted by helicopter to a hospital and died in the hospital. Two of the passengers on the bus were also injured; one passenger was treated at the scene and the other passenger was taken to a hospital, according to Sergeant John Madaloni of the Azusa Police Department.
The police are still investigating the cause of the accident, but they do not suspect that street racing was a factor. The intersection was closed until early Tuesday morning.
The 5 Freeway has been reopened after all northbound lanes and two southbound lanes were closed since Saturday when a tanker carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline crashed in the tunnel connecting the 5 to the 2 Freeway. A tire on the truck blew and caused a large fire. Authorities closed the 5 Freeway and the 2 Freeway to inspect the tunnel and the underpass for structural damage and to clean up the accident.
Previously worried and stressed commuters, who faced major traffic delays and some resorted to public transportation instead of their daily drive to and from work, were able to take the 5 to work on Tuesday morning.
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