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The Latest: Fiery Wreck Kills One, Injures 10 Others

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on a major highway wreck in Los Angeles (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fiery wreck on Interstate 5 north of downtown Los Angeles that killed one person, injured 10 and snarled traffic in the region.

Officer Ryan Bejar (bay-har) says the cause of the Tuesday morning wreck is not known.

A tractor-trailer rig, a tanker and four other vehicles ended up in a pile and a raging fire erupted.

Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says there was one critical injury and nine other people had minor injuries.

There's no information on the person who was killed.

A dog also perished.

12:15 p.m.

One person has been killed and nine others injured in a fiery wreck that has snarled traffic on Interstate 5 north of downtown Los Angeles.

Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says one of the injured is in critical condition and there are conflicting reports on whether one or more persons remain unaccounted for.

The wreck occurred late Tuesday morning and involved a big-rig, a tanker truck and a number of smaller vehicles. Firefighters from Los Angeles and suburban Glendale have extinguished the flames.

The majority of the wreckage is strewn across southbound lanes but some involved vehicles are on the other side of the center divider.

11:45 a.m.

The Los Angeles Fire Department says nine people have been injured in a fiery wreck involving trucks and smaller vehicles on Interstate 5 north of downtown.

Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says one person is critically injured and the others have lesser injuries.

Humphrey says two people are unaccounted for.

Firefighters have put out flames that initially raged in wreckage late Tuesday morning.

The major portion of the wreck is on the southbound side but there's also wreckage on the northbound side of the divided freeway.

Traffic on the major artery through Los Angeles is snarled.

11:30 a.m.

The Los Angeles Fire Department says at least five people have been injured in a fiery wreck involving trucks and smaller vehicles on Interstate 5 north of downtown.

Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says one person is critically injured and the others have lesser injuries.

Firefighters have put out flames that initially raged in wreckage late Tuesday morning.

The major portion of the wreck is on the southbound side but there's also wreckage on the northbound side of the divided freeway.

Traffic on the major artery through Los Angeles is snarled.

11:15 a.m.

Trucks and other vehicles are burning in a wreck on Interstate 5 north of downtown Los Angeles.

A big rig, a tanker-type truck and several smaller vehicles are involved in the crash, which has snarled late Tuesday morning traffic.

A KABC-TV helicopter view shows a small sedan wedged underneath the big-rig's trailer.

Firefighters are pouring water on the wreckage, which involved vehicles on both sides of the divided freeway.

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