One person was killed and two others injured Saturday during a multi-vehicle crash on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Irvine that included a well-involved semi-truck fire, authorities said.
The crash occurred a little after 4 a.m on the southbound freeway at Jamboree Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Firefighters and paramedics dispatched to the location at 4:08 a.m. reported one person dead at the scene. Paramedics rushed two people, in stable condition, to a hospital, the Orange County Fire Authority reported.
A representative from the Orange County coroner’s office was called to the location a little after 5:20 a.m.