1 killed in wrong-way crash on 5 Freeway in Arleta; all lanes reopened

(KABC) — A wrong-way crash on the northbound 5 Freeway in Arleta early Thursday morning left at least one person dead and initially prompted a shutdown in both directions on the interstate.The collision was reported at 1:53 a.m. City News Service contributed to this report. ARLETA, Calif. A man in his late 20s was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said. SIGALERT CANCELLATION IN ARLETA: NB I-5 AT VAN NUYS BLVD., ALL LANES ARE OPEN— CHP PIO – LA County (@CHPsouthern) January 26, 2017 The southbound side was reopened by 2:30 a.m. It was unclear how many others were possibly injured. DEVELOPING: More details will be added to this report as they become available. Northbound traffic was diverted onto Van Nuys Boulevard until shortly before 5:30 a.m., when the SigAlert was cancelled and all lanes reopened. near Van Nuys Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.