LOCAL REPORT: Major Traffic Accident at Fair Oaks and 110 Off-ramp

Injuries reported, cars totaled, and traffic snarled at Fair Oaks and 110 off-ramp near Bristol Farms today at about 3:15 pm this afternoon.

PHOTO: Rick Thomas | SouthPasadenan.com | A multiple-car collision occurred at approximately 3:15 PM on Thursday, January 24, at the intersection of Fair Oaks Ave and Grevelia, right off the 110 Freeway Northbound offramp

On Thursday afternoon at approximately 3:15 PM, a Navy Blue Toyota Prius careened off the Northbound off-ramp for 110 Freeway at Fair Oaks and Grevelia, crashing into multiple cars.

Several units were dispatched immediately to the scene of the multiple-car collision occurring right at the beginning of rush hour traffic in South Pasadena.

According to witnesses on the scene reporting, up to 6 automobiles were involved in the major accident caused by a single car that did not stop while exiting the freeway off-ramp and jetting through the intersection until it crashed into two other cars.

A witness from the scene reported: “….The car was launched into the intersection after coming off the off-ramp and hitting the curb….he had to be going at least 50…”

PHOTO: Rick Thomas | SouthPasadenan.com | A multiple-car collision occurred at approximately 3:15 PM on Thursday, January 24, at the intersection of Fair Oaks Ave and Grevelia, right off the 110 Freeway Northbound off-ramp

It appears that up to four of the vehicles are completely totaled from the collision. Injuries are being treated on scene by paramedics.

Traffic on Fair Oaks, Grevelia, and the 110 Freeway will be severely delayed as the wreckage is cleared and the investigation is completed by the South Pasadena Police Department.

PHOTO: Rick Thomas | SouthPasadenan.com | A multiple-car collision occurred at approximately 3:15 PM on Thursday, January 24, at the intersection of Fair Oaks Ave and Grevelia, right off the 110 Freeway Northbound offramp

A complete story to follow as details become available.

Rick Thomas reporting from the scene on this story.

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Eric Fabbro
Eric Fabbro is a South Pasadenan whose family goes back to the 1950's. He graduated SPHS 2008, and Art Center College of Design in 2014. His versatile skill-set includes illustration, digital media, graphic design & photography. Eric is the in-house illustrator for The South Pasadenan, and the creator of our South Pasadenan icon logo. His work has been shown in galleries throughout the Los Angeles area.

1 COMMENT

  1. Thank you for this information. Such a terrible accident at a difficult intersection is sure to make our city council wake up and get our hook ramp funding going right away. What’s it going to take! Please wake up!

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