“Man Fatality Struck By Vehicles”
SYLMAR, CALIFORNIA (August 9, 2017) – A man was found in the southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway near the Roxford Street off-ramp Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The man’s body was reported at approximately 5:00 p.m. Initial reports indicate a man being hit several times after exiting a vehicle while on the freeway, according to Los Angeles Fire Department.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene to find the body located in the sixth lane of the southbound 5 Freeway while other body parts of the victim were across other lanes.
The identity of the victim has not yet been released. No other details of the incident were available. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fatal collision.
“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.”