Chino, CA (December 1, 2021) – Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Chino Valley Fire Department were sent to assist at the scene of an auto accident that happened in the early morning hours of November 22. Just before 2:00 a.m. on Monday, three vehicles were involved in a collision in the westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway in Chino.
Reports indicate that the wreck occurred on the 60 Freeway, east of Mountain Avenue. A Toyota driven by a female Ontario resident, aged 18, was stopped on the freeway due to being involved in a separate crash moments before the incident took place. She was stopped in the first lane facing north when a Kia driven by a 46-year-old male from Los Angeles collided with her vehicle. The Kia was headed west at the time of the collision.
Shortly thereafter, a 65-year-old man from Anaheim was driving his Nissan west on 60, also east of Mountain Avenue, in the High Occupancy Vehicle lane. While doing so, he collided with both vehicles while swerving to the left to try and avoid them.
A passenger present in the Toyota at the time of the crash was pronounced deceased on-site. The right rear passenger in the Kia was severely injured and transported to Pomona Valley Medical Center where she later lost her life.
Other involved parties sustained only minor injuries and were transported to local area hospitals, according to reports. The names of the deceased victims have not been released pending the notification of next of kin. The California Highway Patrol in Rancho Cucamonga is currently investigating the details of the wreck.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims. We hope for the full recovery of the injured parties.
California Traffic Accidents
Throughout 2015, officials reported on thousands of traffic accidents that tragically took the lives of about 3,176 people across the state of California. Within Orange County alone, at least 162 fatalities were confirmed after the numerous collisions that occurred, as car accidents in Orange County are frequently severe. Researchers found that some cities within the county see more serious collisions than others, although nearly every crash involving a negligent driver results in a detrimental outcome, as well as extremely high costs for the victims and their loved ones.
Severe accidents throughout Orange County are most commonly caused by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding, and distracted driving. While there are other actions that contribute to sudden accidents, all serious injuries leave victims and their loved ones with the high costs of recovery. The expenses that follow not only the initial hospitalization of a victim but the continued medical care on top of lost wages as well, can be overwhelming. In many cases, injuries are serious enough to ensure that a victim has to go through years of physical therapy and other costly treatments in an attempt to feel normal again.
Chino Car Crash Attorneys
A serious car accident can have terribly life-altering effects for all those involved. Our capable and compassionate Costa Mesa car accident attorneys at Beckerman Anderson recognize the overwhelming nature of a sudden collision, and we are devoted to representing those who have unfairly suffered by no fault of their own.
If you have been injured or suffered the loss of a family member due to the actions of a negligent party, please don’t hesitate to contact our Orange County car accident or wrongful death attorneys today at 949-409-4299.
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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.