COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA (January 8, 2017) – According to the California Highway Patrol, two men were killed on Sunday in a fiery wrong-way collision on the Interstate 405 freeway, just north of the 55. (map)
The CHP reported that a wrong-way driver was traveling southbound in a northbound lane on the I-405 around 4:10 a.m. when his vehicle struck oncoming traffic head-on. The driver was identified by the Orange County coroner’s office as Jose Garcia Lopez.
The CHP states that the accident involved a 29-year-old man driving a 2001 Ford and a 36-year-old man driving a 2004 Ford. The 2004 Ford engulfed in flames and both motorists were pronounced dead at the scene.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
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. Serving Newport Beach, San Diego and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.