PARAMOUNT, CA (January 18, 2022) – Early in the morning on Monday in Paramount, multiple vehicles crashed on the 105 Freeway, killing one person. The January 17 crash occurred near Garfield Avenue on the eastbound side of the freeway.

The time was roughly 3:20 a.m., the California Highway Patrol said.

No details have been reported on how the crash happened, or the exact number of vehicles involved.

According to people who witnessed the crash, a vehicle–described as a Toyota Prius–had erupted in flames and a person was inside the burning car.

Patrick Kimball, who is an officer with the California Highway Patrol, said one person died at the crash site. The identity of the person, including name, age, gender, and city of residence, has not been reported.

None of the other vehicles involved in the crash have been described. The exact number of people involved in the crash have also not been described, nor has anyone been identified.

Investigators are working to understand why the crash happened.

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