STUDIO CITY—A multi-car crash that transpired on Sunday, February 26, killed one and left one injured on the 101 freeway near Studio City.  

The collision involving two vehicles was reported around 2:45 a.m. Paramedics were dispatched to the west bound freeway near Laurel Canyon Boulevard. 

One person was pronounced dead at the scene when officials arrived. Another person was transported to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.

The accident was cleared by 8 a.m. It is unknown what led up to the accident. 

In the United States car accidents are a leading cause of serious injury and death. About 1.3 million car accident fatalities occur in the world annually. Fifty-eight percent of police-reported fatal car accidents involved only one vehicle.