Police Investigating Fatal Crash
FOOTHILL RANCH, CALIFORNIA (December 18, 2016) – One man was killed and two pedestrians, including a 3-year-old, were injured in a tragic car accident off the 241 Toll Road near Bake Parkway, reported My News LA. (map)
The deadly crash occurred at about 9:50 p.m. Sunday on the northbound Foothill Transportation Corridor – more commonly known as the 241 Tollroad – north of Bake Parkway near Lake Forest.
The drive of the 2003 Toyota Tundra, identified only as a 28-year-old John Weathers, was ejected when his truck veered off the right side of the road, struck a dirt embankment, and became launched into the air.
According to investigators, the truck then struck a fire hydrant, several vehicles and two pedestriansin a parking lot at 26602 Towne Center Drive, in Foothill Ranch.
John Weathers, of Lake Forest, died at the scene. Fifty-year-old Jeffrey Werkmeister and a 3-year-old child, also of Lake Forest, were taken to Mission Hospital with major injuries.
The conditions of Jeffrey Werkmeister and the 3-year-old are unknown at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said attorney . “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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