The fatal collision took place at around 4 p.m. on Thursday at Harbor Boulevard and Valencia Mesa Drive.
One person died in the accident. Five more people were injured. Officers reported to the scene at around 4 p.m. One man was found dead at the scene. Several people had to be taken to hospitals. They were taken to Western Medical Center Santa Ana and UCI Medical Center in Orange. The accident took place near St. Jude Medical Center. Some victims were taken to St. Jude Medical Center.
Investigators believe the accident may have been caused by the driver of a yellow Ford F-150. The driver was driving on the wrong side of the road on Harbor Boulevard at a high rate of speed. According to witnesses, it seemed like the driver was intentionally driving on the wrong side of the road. The driver plowed into cars waiting at a red light. There were no skid marks or break marks, meaning the driver did not try to stop.
The impact caused the truck to catapult onto other vehicles. The driver died on impact. This collision resulted in a deadly pile up involving seven additional vehicles. Luckily, the collision took place in front of St. Jude Medical Center. Medical emergency professionals were able to report to the scene quickly. Injuries could have been more severe if the collision had taken place further away from the hospital. One crash victim was even able to walk to the emergency room. Witnesses also jumped into action and helped the victims of the crash. The current conditions of the victims are not known.
One of the victims was a paraplegic. None of the survivors sustained life-threatening injuries. Investigation into the collision is still ongoing. It is not clear whether drugs or alcohol were involved in the collision. The area where the crash occurred was closed to traffic for several hours.
The male driver has been identified as Adrian Davis of Brea. He was 57. The collision took place 6 days before his 58th Birthday. An autopsy will be performed on Adrian Davis to see if drugs or alcohol contributed to the accident. Police are looking for more witnesses. Anyone with information should contact the Fullerton Police Department.
If you are ever injured a car accident, you should contact a Fullerton car accident lawyer. Injuries sustained from car accidents can be quite severe. A serious injury can mean time away from work and loss of income. Insurance may cover some of the costs, but an insurance company will try to under compensate you. Car accident lawyers will negotiate with insurance to make sure you receive fair compensation. Let a lawyer do all the heavy lifting so you can focus on your recovery.