Lake Forest, NY (June 20, 2020) – On Saturday afternoon, June 20th, officials with the California Highway Patrol responded to a fatal collision in the southbound lanes of the San Diego Freeway (I-5) at around 12:44 p.m. at El Toro Road in Lake Forest.
According to authorities, a total of four or five vehicles collided in or just outside the HOV lane of the freeway.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene and one person was pronounced deceased. There has been no word reported concerning the other victims involved.
The cause of this accident is presently under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Orange County
Throughout the year 2015, car accidents in Orange County ended with the deaths of more than 160 people. Seriously negligent or otherwise inattentive drivers are often responsible for many of the sudden and severe collisions that occur every single day. While attempting to move forward, it is essential for victims and their families to understand that they may have substantial rights protected by law during such a time.
Our highly capable and proficient California car accident attorneys at Beckerman Anderson understand exactly what it means to suffer at the hands of a negligent party. We are ready and eager to go to work on behalf of those who have unjustly suffered by no fault of their own. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries because of a negligent or reckless party, please don’t hesitate to contact our Orange County car accident attorneys at 949-409-4299 today.
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Disclaimer: As members of our local community, we at Beckerman Anderson, strive to draw awareness to the dangers that are related to driving and provide overall safety information for our community members. We are always saddened when we learn about a serious injury accident in our area and hope that through awareness, drivers in our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid such accidents. The information provided in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. This story is not a solicitation for business. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.