Two cars collided in Northridge Saturday evening, leaving one person dead and another hospitalized in critical condition.
The crash was reported at 7:54 p.m. in the 8500 block of North Balboa Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey.
The body of the deceased was trapped inside the wreckage and had to be freed, Humphrey said.
Police closed lanes in the 8500 block of Balboa Boulevard, leading to traffic congestion in the area, he said.
The victim’s identity was not immediately released.
The cause of the crash was under investigation.
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