Fatal Car Crash Tonner Canyon and Brea Canyon Road
1 Killed, 2 Injured in Brea Head-On Crash
BREA (August 27, 2017) – A fatal head-on collision occurred in the area of Tonner Canyon and Brea Canyon Road Sunday, according to The Orange County Register.
The accident involving two vehicles took place around 10:11 a.m. at the intersection.
As per the article, witnessed told California Highway Patrol that for an unknown reason a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck drove onto the wrong side of the road and collided with a Jeep Cherokee which was going south at the time.
Brea Fatal Car Accident
Orange County Fire Authority along with the paramedics responded and found a man who was pinned inside the Toyota. He was extricated from the wreckage and died at the scene.
Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that two women in their 20s were taken to UCI Medical Center with unspecified injuries. It was not immediately known which car the two female patients were riding in when the crash happened.
The names of the deceased and injured parties involved have not been yet released. Authorities are still investigating the incident.
Factors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, excessive speed, distracted driving or negligence often cause traffic incidents. These auto accidents usually results in serious injuries, or worse death. It is then necessary that motorists practice certain precautionary measures and follow traffic laws, taking into consideration the welfare of other people traversing the road.
In this case, authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine liability. If the investigation proves that a negligent party has disregarded the safety of other motorists, the victims and their families may have the right to pursue a lawsuit against the at-fault party.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with one of our experienced car accident lawyers for a free case consultation. Give us a call today at 800-235-6801 and let us help you with your case.