WESTMINSTER, CALIFORNIA (December 20, 2017) – A fatal multi car accident on the 405 Freeway occurred early Wednesday morning, according to an article by KTLA. (map)
The accident happened around 2:00 am on the southbound side of Interstate 405 near Westminster Boulevard. Four vehicles were involved in an accident for an unknown reason, causing at least one of the cars to overturn, and a fire was also reported from one of the vehicles.
One person was pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.The accident was severe enough to shut down all southbound lanes until 3:19 am, when the slow lane was reopened. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability, and Lexton Law is still receiving updates at this time.
“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. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”