“Debris on Freeway Causes Fatality”
SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA (May 17, 2017) – Paul Begay was involved in a fatal accident when debris flew on the 14 freeway near Newhall Avenue Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately 2:35 p.m. Begay was driving a black Hyundai, traveling southbound on the 14 freeway just south of Newhall Avenue when a tire from a white 1986 Cadillac traveling northbound flew off the vehicle and came through the windshield of the Hyundai instantly killing Begay, according to CHP.
The southbound lanes of the 14 Freeway were closed for further investigations and were later reopened. The driver of the Cadillac remained at the scene and cooperated with police officials. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the tire to be dislodged form the vehicle.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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