Motorist Dies in Fullerton Wrong-Way Accident
FULLERTON, CA (January 21, 2019) – A wrong-way fiery crash Sunday morning on the 91 Freeway near the Euclid Street exit claimed a driver’s life.
Officers are working to determine whether alcohol played a factor in this deadly crash. Around 4 a.m. Sunday, a vehicle made a U-turn on the 91 Freeway near the Lakeview Avenue exit in Anaheim Hills. The driver was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes on the 91 Freeway before it slammed into the center divider.
Investigators believe the driver was traveling for several miles in the wrong direction before crashing. The vehicle caught on fire, but firefighters were able to put out the fire immediately. The driver did not survive the crash.
Authorities have yet to identify the fatal victim.
All lanes in both directions were shut down for an hour and the freeway was opened around 9:25 a.m.
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