Two Killed in Fiery Wrong-Way Crash on Orange County Freeway - NBC Southern California

Two Killed in Fiery Wrong-Way Crash on Orange County Freeway

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    Two people were killed early Monday in a crash on the 5 Freeway in Fullerton. Annette Arreola reports for Today in LA on Monday June 19, 2017. (Published Monday, June 19, 2017)

    Two people were killed early Monday morning in a wrong-way crash on an Orange County freeway.

    A Chevy Suburban sport utility vehicle and sedan collided head-on on the 5 Freeway in Fullerton. One of the vehicles caught fire. The driver of the Honda sedan was headed northbound in southbound lanes, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The crash occurred at about 3:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes, which were closed for the investigation early Monday.

    California Highway Patrol Officer Duane Graham said the crash happened just seconds are the first reports of a wrong-way driver traveling at high speed on the freeway.



     


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