San Clemente, CA – Fatal Crash on I-5 Freeway near San Onofre State Beach
San Clemente, CA (August 6, 2018) – According to a local and trustworthy news source in San Diego, a 25-year-old man from San Clemente tragically died after a multi-vehicle collision on the Interstate 5 Freeway near San Onofre State Beach, just a little past Basilone Road. The fatal accident took place in the northbound lanes of the interstate, near the Orange County line around 3:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Reports stated that a 46-year-old man driving in a Nissan Rouge Crashed into a Chevrolet Suburban SUV that had apparently overturned on the freeway just prior. The Suburban had reportedly overturned on the right shoulder of the interstate, and the 25-year-old driver is believed to have been ejected from the vehicle at some point during the accident.
Emergency crews were promptly called to the scene in order to help any victims, but the driver of the Suburban was unresponsive. The young man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. There was no word as to whether or not the driver of the Rouge suffered any injuries during the accident. A thorough investigation is currently being conducted.
Our deepest sympathies and most heartfelt condolences are with the family members of the deceased victim during this horrendously devastating time.
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Investigators are actively piecing together the events that led to this crash as they examine all the evidence. The primary focus of this investigation will need to answer the question pertaining to whether or not the victim died when his vehicle overturned in the solo crash, or if the impact of the Nissan caused the fatality. Depending on the outcome of the investigation, the victims’ family may be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim.
We at Brady Law Group understand that there is nothing quite as catastrophic as the unexpected loss of a loved one. We are intensely devoted to holding negligent motorists liable for the immense pain and devastation they impose. If you have lost a loved one or have experienced injuries in a motor vehicle accident due to a negligent driver, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to schedule a free consultation today.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.