Several Hurt in Multi-Car Accident on 405 Freeway [Costa Mesa, CA]
Multiple Injured in Auto Collision near State Route 55
COSTA MESA, CA (August 5, 2022) – Early Wednesday afternoon, several victims were injured in a multi-car accident on 405 Freeway.
The crash happened around 12:28 p.m., near the State Route 55 junction, by Red Hill Avenue. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.
Authorities said several vehicles were involved, including a semi-truck that caught on fire and exploded at the scene. Costa Mesa officials eventually issued a SigAlert and shut down several lanes of the freeway.
No further details regarding the incident have been made public at this time; however, more information will be provided about the multi-car accident on 405 Freeway once available.
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