If you live in Orange County, CA you already know how often car accidents occur. Unfortunately, another accident on I-5 in Irvine claimed the lives of 2 individuals and injured 5 others. Although the cause of the accident has not yet been determined, 2 lives have been lost and 5 others have been greatly impacted.
Individuals impacted by an accident should always consult with an Orange County personal injury lawyer to ensure all their legal rights are protected. A good personal injury attorney will be able to provide legal expertise when representing you or your family. An experienced attorney can help with all types of accidents including car accidents, semi truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, as well as wrongful death claims.
Below is the news report for this fatal I-5 crash:
Two people were killed and five others injured in a traffic accident on the northbound 5 Freeway in Irvine Thursday.
Authorities responded to the five-vehicle collision near the Jamboree Road exit at 4:41 a.m. A woman in her 40s and a man in his 50s were declared dead at the scene. Their names have not been released.
Five other people were injured in the crash. Three people were transported to Western Medical Santa Ana with moderate injuries, while two had minor injuries.
According to the Orange County Fire Authority, the vehicles involved include a small Toyota, an Astro van and three other vehicles. Both fatalities were from the Toyota.
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. Several lanes of the 5 Freeway were blocked for several hours due to the accident investigation. All lanes reopened around 9 a.m. Contact an experience Irvine car accident attorney if you or someone you know has been injured in an Irvine accident.