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Propane Tanker Overturns In Chain-Reaction Crash On 14 Freeway; 5 Hurt

ACTON (CBSLA) - A crash involving a propane tanker and two other vehicles Tuesday shut down the 14 Freeway near Acton, according to officials.

The crash was reported around 9:15 a.m. near Crown Valley Road, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesperson said.

A hazardous-materials team was sent to deal with leaking propane after authorities closed the southbound freeway, but at least one lane was reopened after 10 a.m.

A mom and her daughter were airlifted to trauma centers, while the others were transported to a nearby hospital. All were expected to survive.

Some nearby businesses were evacuated due to the spill.

All lanes were reopened by 5:30 p.m.

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