Two Hospitalized in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Southbound 405 in Costa Mesa
COSTA MESA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2020) – A Costa Mesa crash left two people hospitalized after multiple vehicles collided on the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway.
The Costa Mesa crash prompted the closure of three lanes of the freeway.
The accident took place about 5:10 a.m. at Harbor Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue responded and checked out eight victims who were hurt. Two of the people were transported to a hospital in unknown condition. None of the people involved were identified by authorities at this time.
Police closed down the carpool and Nos. 1 and 2 southbound lanes to clear the roadway and investigate the cause. Tow trucks removed debris and the damaged vehicles from the crash site.
It’s unknown what led up to the crash, but the investigation into liability is underway.
Investigators are also seeking to find out if drugs and or alcohol were factors in the Costa Mesa collision.
Witnesses are encouraged to contact police to help them determine what happened.
According to a California Department of Motor Vehicles report, there were 230,853 collisions in Orange County and 3,121 people killed in 2014.
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