“Deadly Interstate Crash”
ARLETA, CALIFORNIA (January 26, 2016) – A man between in his late 20’s was killed in a wrong-way traffic incident on the I-5 Freeway Thursday morning. (map)
The tragic crash occurred at approximately 2:00 am, when a driver, traveling southbound on Interstate 5 freeway in the northbound lanes, collided into another vehicle, near the Van Nuys Boulevard off ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The driver of a of a Mercedes Benz was pronounced dead at the scene.
Another driver involved in the accident was pinned inside the vehicle.
Emergency personnel was called to the scene and was able to free the pinned victim of the other vehicle and transported to he near by hospital. The injuries were unknown.
An investigation is ongoing to determine why the vehicle was traveling in the wrong direction.
In a statement from the attorneys of West Alliance Injury Lawyers, “Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. With offices available in Van Nuys, Panorama City, Simi Valley, and throughout California, West Alliance Injury Lawyers strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.