February 12, 2023
San Juan Capistrano, CA – One Killed in Four-Vehicle Crash on I-5
San Juan Capistrano, CA (February 12, 2023) – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal multi-vehicle crash in San Juan Capistrano on Sunday, February 12th. The crash took place around 2:00 a.m. on Interstate 5.
According to police, there were a total of four cars involved in the crash, including a white Tesla. When authorities arrived, they found the vehicles in the middle lane of the roadway. One of the cars was turned over onto its roof following the accident. At least one person was pronounced dead at the crash scene. There is no word on whether anyone else was hurt as a result of the crash. The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed.
There is no word on how the accident happened at this time. Police were at the scene for more than five hours as they conducted an investigation into the accident. Motorists were advised to avoid the scene and to find an alternate route of travel if possible. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.
The crash remains under investigation. No further information has been released.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to those who were affected by this fatal car accident in San Juan Capistrano.
Fatal Accident in San Juan Capistrano
According to statistics, there were almost 12,000 reported car accidents in Orange County in 2021. About 60 percent of these accidents resulted in some type of pain, with just over 35 percent causing visible injuries to the victim. A total of 746 people sustained severe injuries, while 150 motorists lost their lives. The majority of victims were drivers, and about a third were passengers. The most common causes of traffic accidents in Orange County include traffic congestion, weather conditions, speeding, driving under the influence, and failure to yield at intersections.
Each crash will be carefully investigated by authorities in order to determine the cause. When you have been a victim of someone else’s negligence, you are likely feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. If you have lost a family member, your emotions can quickly turn into anger and despair. There is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a loved one due to a traffic accident. During this time, it is important to speak with an attorney who can help you understand your legal rights and options in this situation.
Here at Madison Law Group, our San Juan Capistrano car accident lawyers can help during your time of need. We have years of experience assisting clients with serious and fatal accident cases. Our team is here to guide you through the process and to help you obtain needed compensation to offset some of the unexpected costs that you are now facing.
Our firm is standing by to help you at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your appointment with a car accident lawyer in San Juan Capistrano, please reach out to us by using the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.