Five people were killed after a fiery auto accident on Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County. On the early morning (around 4:30 a.m.) of November 6, two vehicles met in a head-on collision near Mugu Rock. This caused the roadway to be closed for hours. Both directions were not reopened until 2:40 p.m. that Sunday.
WHO DIED AS A RESULT OF THE HEAD-ON COLLISION?
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash involved a 2020 sedan with one person driving north and a 2011 sports utility vehicle with four people traveling south. When firefighters arrived on the scene, all five passengers were pronounced dead and both vehicles were on fire.
Unfortunately, the Ventura County Fire Department found no survivors.
The LA Times stated that the driver of the Toyota was an adult woman. Moreover, everyone involved in the wrongful death crash was believed to be an adult.
THE AT-FAULT DRIVER IS UNKNOWN
The Patrol noted that one of the vehicles crossed into the opposing lane of traffic and caused the accident to occur. Furthermore, it is unknown whether the at-fault driver is from the 2020 sedan or the 2011 sports utility.
MAJOR UPDATES ON THE FIERY AUTO ACCIDENT
After the head-on collision took place, both vehicles ended up facing the wrong direction.
The VC Star revealed that all five victims were removed from the two vehicles almost five hours after the head-on collision. Also, it is believed that no one was ejected from either of the vehicles.
The names of the victims are currently being left private as they are pending notification of their families by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office.
It is unknown whether alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in the accident.
WHO SHOULD YOU CONTACT REGARDING AUTO ACCIDENTS?
The California Highway Patrol would like any witnesses to talk with a crash investigator at (805) 662-2640.
If you have any questions regarding a head-on collision case, you should contact a car accident attorney immediately.