Adam Thomas Whalen Killed in Motorcycle Crash on 55 Freeway [Costa Mesa, CA]
Costa Mesa Freeway Accident Kills Santa Ana Man
COSTA MESA, CA (June 22, 2021) – Wednesday night, 34-year-old Adam Thomas Whalen was killed in a deadly motorcycle crash on 55 Freeway.
The accident occurred around 10:30 p.m., near the connector with the Corona Del Mar (73) Freeway and Baker Street on-ramp.
Police later determined that the motorcyclist rear-ended a 2014 Audi SUV while traveling at a high rate of speed in the No.2 lane.
As a result of the impact, the biker was ejected off of his motorcycle and into the roadway. There, several other vehicles struck him.
Eventually, the Orange County coroner’s office identified the victim as Adam Thomas Whalen, of Santa Ana.
At this time, the Costa Mesa police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal crash.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Adam Whalen.
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