Victim Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash near Hoag Drive

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (November 23, 2022) – Sunday, one victim was killed and two were hurt in a rear-end collision on Pacific Coast Highway.

The crash happened around 8:00 p.m., in the 3300 block of the westbound lanes of PCH, between Hoag Drive and Riverside Avenue on November 20th.

According to police, the driver of a Mercedes-Benz rear-ended a parked box-truck that was unoccupied.

Upon impact, the male driver of the Mercedes suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, two other occupants needed extrication and were transported to Mission Hospital.

The current conditions of the two injured victims are not available at this time.

Additionally, authorities closed the road for approximately four hours to allow during cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, the cause of the crash has not yet been determined. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing a loved one in a car accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life for those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through. They are here to help. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, and wrongful death. Furthermore, contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat. For more accident news, click here.

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