Santa Maria Man Felix Hernandez Pena Dead in Box Truck Crash on 101 Freeway
Van Nuys, CA (April 25, 2021) – On Saturday, Felix Hernandez Pena, 50, died and six others were injured in a crash on the 101 Freeway.
The fatal box truck accident took place at about 12:10 a.m., east of Van Nuys Boulevard.
Moreover, authorities said it left six people injured and two dead.
Apparently, rescuers freed two people trapped, one trapped in a car, the other in a truck.
Meanwhile, paramedics took a 15-year-old boy died at a hospital, where he later died. Additionally, a 53-year-old man was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
Later reports say Bianca Lopez, 20, drove a 2008 Honda before she rear-ended a box truck.
As a result, the vehicles both careened toward the center divider of the Ventura Freeway, and the box truck was struck by a 2017 Honda driven by a Reseda woman. Paramedics also hospitalized the woman for major injuries.
Police arrested Bianca Lopez of Los Angeles for drunk driving, DUI.
So far, only Santa Maria resident Felix Hernandez Pena has been identified by the county coroner.
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