Teen Killed in Three-Car Crash at Vanowen Street and Odessa Avenue [LAKE BALBOA, CA]
Fatal Three-Car Crash on Vanowen Street in Lake Balboa
LAKE BALBOA, CA (August 6, 2020) – A teenager was killed following a three-car crash Thursday evening in Lake Balboa, authorities said.
The crash happened around 9:07 p.m. in the area of Vanowen Street and Odessa Avenue.
Responding firefighters tried to extricate the trapped teenage driver, but the said patient was not able to survive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities only identified the victim as a 16-year-old boy.
A second person was able to escape the wreckage and was taken to a local hospital in fair condition.
A third person reportedly fled the scene on foot before first responders arrived.
CHP officials did not provide details of how the crash occurred.
An investigation is still ongoing to determine the exact cause and factors involved.
Our sincere sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.
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