SHERMAN OAKS—On Thursday, August 13, at approximately 7:05 p.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LAFD) responded to a head-on collision that occurred on the 101 Freeway resulting in a total of six people being injured. All except for one lane was blocked off, causing heavy traffic delays.

An SUV crashed head-on into a big rig truck resulting in one entrapment. The one trapped patient was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victims were transported to a local area hospital in serious condition. Four of the patients were children under the age of six.

The driver of the SUV was also taken into custody.