Fatal East Coast Highway Crash

A fatal two car crash took place on East Coast Highway in Newport Beach.

The accident took place at around 6:50 a.m. near the intersection of east Coast Highway and Promontory Drive. The crash involved a green Nissan Quest and a black Nissan Maxima. It is unclear what caused the accident. When police arrived on the scene, they found the Maxima had struck a pole.

The driver of the Nissan Maxima was severely injured. He had to be extracted from the vehicle using the Jaws of Life. The driver of the Maxima was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana. He later died at the hospital from his injuries. The driver of the Quest was interviewed at the scene and released from the scene with no injuries.

After the accident, police blocked eastbound lanes of East Coast Highway from Bayside Drive and Jamboree Road. The road remained block during investigation until around 10:30 a.m. Police investigators are still investigating the cause of the accident.

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