Austin Crump Fatal Crash Santiago Canyon Road in Silverado Canyon

 Austin Crump Fatal Crash Santiago Canyon Road in Silverado Canyon

Two Men Killed in Head-on Crash in Silverado Canyon

SILVERADO CANYON, Calif. (March 13, 2024) — Austin Crump, 34, of La Habra, died in a head-on crash Saturday night on Santiago Canyon Road involving a suspected DUI driver, the California Highway Patrol reported.

RELATED: Austin Crump’s family has created a GoFundMe to raise money for his funeral costs.

The fatal crash between a white SUV and a black pickup truck occurred at around 9 p.m. on March 9th, just west of Limestone Spur Road, the CHP report said.

Authorities say the La Habra man was driving a 2018 Ford and a 42-year-old Santa Ana man was driving 1993 Toyota when they collided head-on.

Sadly, Austin Crump died at the scene of the crash. The Santa Ana man also died at Orange County Global Medical Center.

Both vehicles had major front-end damage after the collision and were towed from the scene.

Meanwhile, traffic investigators report they believe alcohol was a factor in the collision.

The case remains under investigation to determine liability.

Johnson Attorneys Group does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Furthermore, Johnson Attorneys Group hopes this news information is timely and helpful. Additionally, if you would like to contribute any information, add a GoFundMe page or have legal questions, please call 1-(855) 703-4186 as soon as possible. Our personal injury law firm is a proud, longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

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