One Pronounced Dead after Fiery 2-Car Accident on Tujunga Avenue

STUDIO CITY, CA (July 3, 2023) – Early Thursday morning, one driver was fatally injured in a fiery auto collision on 101 Freeway.

Officers responded to the scene around 3:02 a.m., on the eastbound lanes of Ventura (101) Freeway, just west of Tujunga Avenue.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a vehicle struck a construction truck and caught fire. Upon impact, the driver became trapped inside their burning vehicle.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced the driver dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released their identity.

Emergency crews closed off the eastbound lanes of the freeway during cleanup and preliminary duties. Once available, further details will be provided. Those who witnessed the incident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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