2 die in Santa Ana Freeway accident in Santa Fe Springs

An investigation was under way today into the death of two people in a two-vehicle crash on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Santa Fe Springs.

The crash on the northbound 5 at the junction with the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway was reported at 11:26 p.m. Tuesday, said California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball.

One person was killed in each of the vehicles, including one who was ejected, Kimball said.

The Florence Avenue onramp to the northbound 5 was closed for several hours early today, Kimball said. Crash-related closures were lifted by 4:25 a.m., Kimball said.