PASADENA: Tristan Witte and Jonathan Adkisson Jr. Killed in 210 Freeway Crash Pasadena
Witte’s Vehicle Crushed Between 2 Trucks
.PASADENA, California (July 15, 2016) – Tristan Witte and Jonathan Adkisson Jr. , both 20 years old, were killed following a multi-vehicle collision that took place Friday afternoon on the eastbound Interstate 210 freeway, according to San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
The crash involving at least five vehicles has been first reported at 4:57 p.m., just west of Sierra Madre Boulevard.
Witte was identified as the driver of a 2004 Buick sedan. The Buick was mangled into an unrecognizable mass of metal after being struck from behind and crushed between two trucks, as per the article.
A passenger in Witte’s vehicle Jonathan Adkisson Jr., 20, of Novato was also fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.
Further, initial investigation affirmed the chain-reaction collision has been initiated by a 2007 Nissan box truck; the Nissan collided with 2012 Jeep Cherokee in the carpool lane and led to a 5-car mishap, officers claimed.
Responding paramedics located two other victims at the scene. Both were treated for minor injuries.
Our staff members at Johnson Attorneys Group’ prayers and thoughts rest with the family members of the victim. And also remain with the injured parties at this time.
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