Metal Debris Struck Teen Driver Through Windshield
MISSION HILLS, CALIFORNIA (December 9, 2016) – Three teenage girls were injured, one critically, when the car they were driving in struck metal debris on Interstate 5 Friday morning, reported the Los Angeles Daily News. (map)
The accident happened at approximately 8:45 a.m. on the northbound lanes of the 5 freeway, just south of San Fernando Mission Boulevard.
A preliminary investigation revealed a 2008 Honda Accord driven by a 17-year-old girl with two other teenage girls, one 17 and the other 16, hit a piece of metal debris on the I-5 freeway. All of the teenagers are from Burbank.
The 17-year-old driver was seriously injured by the metal debris and one of the passengers attempted to gain control of the car. The Honda swerved across the freeway and hit two trucks pulling car trailers. One of the trucks was parked on the right side of the freeway.
The Honda driver was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. The other two girls suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
Updates will be provided as they are made available.
We, at Lexton Law Firm, wish the injured parties a swift and steady recovery.
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