1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized after Rear-End Collision on Pacific Coast Highway [Newport Beach, CA]

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1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized after Rear-End Collision on Pacific Coast Highway [Newport Beach, CA]

Victim Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash near Hoag Drive

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (November 23, 2022) – Sunday, one victim was killed and two were hurt in a rear-end collision on Pacific Coast Highway.

The crash happened around 8:00 p.m., in the 3300 block of the westbound lanes of PCH, between Hoag Drive and Riverside Avenue on November 20th.

According to police, the driver of a Mercedes-Benz rear-ended a parked box-truck that was unoccupied.

Upon impact, the male driver of the Mercedes suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, two other occupants needed extrication and were transported to Mission Hospital.

The current conditions of the two injured victims are not available at this time.

Additionally, authorities closed the road for approximately four hours to allow during cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, the cause of the crash has not yet been determined.

Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing a loved one in a car accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life of those left behind. Here at Sweet James, we understand what you and your family are going through. We are here to help. With our extensive experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your case. We have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, and wrongful death. Contact our offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, we are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat.

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