ORANGE, CALIFORNIA (July 17, 2017) – Two people were killed in a car accident on Monday morning on the 55 Freeway interchange, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:46 am on the northbound 55 Freeway on the transition to the westbound 22 Freeway. A pickup truck and another vehicle were involved in an accident, and the pickup truck caught on fire after the accident.
Two men from the pickup truck were both killed as a result of the accident. One died at the scene, and one was rushed to a nearby hospital where he also died. A man and a woman were inside the other car, and their condition was unknown. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”