Crushed vehicle
The crushed vehicle under the big rig. Courtesy OnScene.TV

One person was killed Thursday morning while riding in a vehicle that crashed into a big rig and became lodged under it on the southbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway in Santa Clarita.

The crash happened in the truck lanes of the freeway near the connector with the Golden State (5) Freeway about 1:05 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The vehicle was completely underneath the big rig, the CHP said.

Traffic was being diverted off the freeway at Placerita Canyon Road and a SigAlert was in effect until at least 6:45 a.m. for the No. 2 lane of the truck route, the CHP said.

The age, gender and name of the victim were not disclosed.

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