One Person Dies in Castaic Crash on Golden State (5) Freeway near Parker Road Off-Ramp
Castaic, California (September 16, 2020) – One person was killed when a big rig and a car carrier collided early Wednesday morning in Castaic, according to a local news source.
The California Highway Patrol said the deadly accident happened a little after midnight on the Golden State (5) Freeway near the Parker Road exit.
According to the CHP, the big rig collided with the car carrier for unknown reasons in the northbound lanes of Golden State (5) Freeway.
Deadly Big Rig Crash on Golden State Freeway in Castaic
One person died as a result of the crash. The name of the victim was withheld pending notification of family.
Debris from the crash was scattered in traffic lanes.
No further details about the crash were immediately given.
The accident remains under investigation.
Losing a loved one in a car accident is devastating. It is even worse when a third party was responsible for the collision. Car accidents can be caused by many factors, including a driver’s fault, other road users’ faults or failure by the local authorities or agencies to maintain good roads or put proper signage. One or several of these factors could contribute to an accident resulting in wrongful death.
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