Wrong Way Crash Kills Two Drivers
According to the local authorities, on early Thursday morning two drivers were killed in a wrong way crash. The accident happened shortly after a traffic stop which was on the 110 Freeway which is in downtown Los Angeles.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened around one:fifteen in the morning. It happened when Century Station Deputies had seen a white Acura sedan driving “erratically” on the southbound side of the freeway. This happened close to the 10 Freeway interchange.
After the authorities pulled the erratic car over, the driver decided to suddenly make a U-Turn and drive away from the scene at a very high speed, the car was traveling into the direction of oncoming traffic.
According to California Highway Patrol Officer, Roberto Gomez, Around one:nine-teen in t the morning a caller reported that a vehicle was traveling Northbound on the Southbound side of the Freeway. A second caller also called and reported a two vehicle collision with some major injuries.
Wrong Way Vehicle Collides With Oncoming Traffic
The Acura sedan was going to wrong direction and slammed into a small pick-up truck that was just South of Wilshire Boulevard. According to Officer Gomez, the crash site is just two miles north of where the traffic stop was.
Two male drivers died at the scene of the car crash. They were the only two people in both of the crashed vehicles.
There was a SigAlert issued, all of the southbound lanes except one were closed as well so that the crews could work to clear the area. All of the lanes were re-opened by 5:12 that morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s officials had to come to the scene and was asked to identify the drivers after they had removed the bodies and had their investigation.
Daniel A. Gibalevich
DAG Law Firm