Fatal Crash Near Camp Pendleton on Interstate 5 Freeway
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (August 6, 2018) – Guadalupe Hernandez Velasquez, 25, of San Clemente was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the Interstate 5 Freeway, just past Basilone Road, near San Onofre State Beach, according to San Diego News 10.
The crash took place about 3 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the freeway near the Orange County line.
The victim who died was reportedly driving a Chevrolet Suburban SUV that overturned on the right side shoulder of the freeway and was struck by an oncoming Nissan Rouge driven by a 46-year-old Tijuana man.
The driver of the Suburban was found outside of his vehicle, possibly ejected during the crash or maybe he got out of the vehicle.
The man died of his injuries at the scene.
Traffic Accident Investigation
At this time, a full investigation into what caused this man’s death is underway. Police are piecing together evidence to determine whether he died in the solo crash or if the Nissan’s driver caused his death.
We extend our heartfelt prayers to the family of Guadalupe Velasquez as they cope with such tremendous loss.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant.
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