Truck Driver Fatally Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash near Promontory Drive
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (July 20, 2018) – A truck driver was killed late Friday evening following a collision on Pacific Coast Highway near Promontory Drive.
According to the Newport Beach Police, the deadly crash took place shortly before midnight. A truck was heading westbound on the highway when it crossed over a raised median and crossed over into oncoming traffic. Subsequently, the vehicle collided with a Scion driven by an Uber driver.
The driver of the truck sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. Meanwhile, the Uber driver was rushed to an area hospital with severe injuries. Recent updates stated that the injured driver was admitted into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). There was no information available regarding the passenger inside the Scion.
The identities and cities of residence of the victims were not immediately released. An investigation is ongoing in order to determine liability in the deadly accident. No other details have been provided to the public at this time.
We extend our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May they rest in peace.
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