Three Dead, Three Hospitalized after Two-Vehicle Crash near Citrus Avenue

FONTANA, CA (February 6, 2023) – Early Saturday, three victims were killed and three were hurt in a wrong-way accident on 210 Freeway.

Authorities responded to the scene around 6:30 a.m., near Citrus Avenue.

Per reports, the driver of a 2012 Ford sedan was traveling the wrong way on the freeway and collided with an oncoming 2001 Lexus SUV.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced the 23-year-old Ford driver from Fontana and the 43-year-old Lexus driver from Highland dead at the scene.

In addition, a 16-year-old passenger from the Lexus also succumbed to their injuries after being taken a local hospital.

Meanwhile, responding medics rushed the other three passengers from inside the Lexus to a hospital with significant injuries. The injured passengers included a 5-year-old girl, a 3-year-old boy, and a 42-year-old woman.

At this time, the identities of the people remain undisclosed to the public. Officers encourage those with further information about the wrong-way car accident on 210 Freeway to contact their offices immediately.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victims. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a wrong-way car accident. Reach out to the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. For more accident news, click here.

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