Male Victim Hurt in Two-Vehicle Accident near Old River School Road

DOWNEY, CA (August 4, 2022) – Early Friday morning, one man was injured in a fiery car collision near Hondo Street.

The incident happened on July 22nd, at around 1:30 a.m., near the intersection of Hondo Street and Old River School Road. The crash involved a large sedan and a pickup-truck.

For reasons currently unknown, the sedan rear-ended the pickup truck, causing the sedan to burst into flames. First responders arrived shortly after and extricated the driver of the sedan from the wreck.

Paramedics then rushed the male victim to a local hospital for further treatment of his injuries. Authorities have not yet released his name or place of residency.

At this time, the condition of the pickup-truck driver is currently unknown. Once available, further details will be provided about the rear-end collision near Hondo Street.

Driving can be hazardous, and almost anything can happen if you are unprepared. Always check behind your vehicle before backing. Do not depend on mirrors alone and always back at slow speed. By driving safely and legally, you can help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents that may have devastating consequences for you and others.


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