3 injured in crash involving alleged wrong-way driver on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood

A multi-vehicle crash involving a suspected wrong-way driver has closed multiple lanes of the 101 Freeway in Hollywood Monday afternoon. 

Officials received calls shortly before noon Monday, alleging a car was driving the wrong way on the freeway. 


According to fire officials, the incident occurred on the northbound 101 at Sunset Boulevard, and may have involved up to 10 vehicles. Paramedics took three people for hospital treatment, none with life-threatening injuries, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

Three of the four lanes on the freeway were closed as ambulances responded, and were reopened around 1:30 p.m. according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash caused traffic to back up as far as downtown Los Angeles

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