Juan Carlos Menjivar Fatal Granada Hills Crash Interstate 5 Freeway (Aug. 15)

Driver, Passenger Killed in Crash into Semi-Truck on I-5 Freeway

 Juan Carlos Menjivar Fatal Granada Hills Crash Interstate 5 Freeway (Aug. 15) GRANADA HILLS, Calif. (August 16, 2021) – Juan Carlos Menjivar, 37, of Winnetka, and his passenger, Ana Elena Moreno Santos, 33, of Los Angeles, both died in a collision with a parked big rig truck on the Interstate 5 Freeway in Granada Hills.

They were both riding in a Lexus that slammed into the back of a parked big rig truck. The crash happened on the right shoulder of the freeway, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

Additionally, the deadly collision happened at 12:57 a.m. on Sunday, August 15th on the southbound 5 Freeway, near the 405 Freeway interchange, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Juan Carlos Menjivar allegedly crashed the silver 2010 Lexus into the back of a parked, 2007 Dart International big rig truck.

Investigators seek to determine the cause of the crash. Also, authorities are testing to see if alcohol was a factor. Additionally, the vehicle caught fire following the crash. Both Juan Carlos Menjivar and Ana Elena Moreno Santos were decapitated.

Also, witnesses may call the Newhall Area office at 661-600-1600.

Johnson Attorneys Group does not represent any of the parties mentioned above; nor is it our intent to represent any of the parties. If you would like to contribute to this story or you have legal questions, please contact us.


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