Adam Herrera Dead after Hawthorne Two-Car Accident on 405 Freeway
HAWTHORNE, CA (January 10, 2020) — A 35-year-old Los Angeles man identified as Adam Herrera died in a two-car crash at 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7.
The incident happened on 405 Freeway near the Rosecrans Avenue exit in Hawthorne.
Herrera drove a 2009 Honda at an unknown speed and lost control of his vehicle. Then it spun out and came to a stop facing the wrong way in the carpool lane with the vehicle’s lights off. Two people in a 2007 Infiniti moving north in the carpool lane at about 55 mph slammed head-on into the blacked-out Honda, CHP said.
Herrera sustained fatal injuries. The two occupants in the Infiniti complained of pain.
Officials do not consider alcohol or drugs as factors in the collision. There were no reports of any arrests.
The incident caused the closure of all northbound lanes of the freeway at the Inglewood Avenue on-ramp. Lanes reopened about 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
Officers urge any person who saw the collision to contact Officer teNyenhuis at the West Los Angeles CHP Office at 310-642-3939.
Our deepest thoughts are with the family and friends of Adam Herrera.
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