Van Nuys, CA (November 12, 2020) – Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene of a car accident that took place on Tuesday, November 10th on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles.
As reported by the California Highway Patrol, they responded to the crash site at about 11:50 p.m., near the exit for Burbank Boulevard in the northbound lanes of the freeway.
No details pertaining to the deceased, what caused the accident, or if anyone else was injured have been released.
Firefighters with the Los Angeles Fire Department and emergency response teams were also dispatched to the site shortly before 12:00 a.m.
The righthand lanes of the 405 were closed off for about five hours to allow officials to investigate and remove debris from the roadway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Van Nuys
In California, in 2018, the rate of vehicular deaths decreased by more than 8% from the year before, dropping from 3,884 to 3,563. Traffic accidents are the leading cause of accidental injuries and fatalities throughout the state. In that same year, 1,069 victims were killed in accidents involving drunk drivers. 42% of all drivers who were killed in car crashes tested positive for either legal or illegal drugs.
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