Simi Valley Man Killed in Fatal Crash on Interstate 5

CAMP PENDLETON, CA (September 29, 2021)  A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton early Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred around 4:55 a.m. on September 22 on Interstate 5 southbound, south of Basilone Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 19-year-old male from Simi Valley was driving a Red Hyundai car in the fourth lane, and a 47-year-old man from Arleta was also driving a tractor-trailer combo in the fourth lane.

Furthermore, the driver of the Hyundai rear-ended the tractor-trailer for reasons unknown.

Additionally, medics rushed the 19-year-old male to Scripps Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

At this time, it is unknown whether speed, drugs, or alcohol played a role in the crash. However, an active investigation is underway.

Moreover, anyone who witnessed the crash or the events leading up to the crash is asked to call the CHP at 760-643-3400.


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