- January 17, 2023
- Barnes Admin
Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Multiple Injuries and One Fatality
Calabasas, CA – Officials with the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a fatal, multi-vehicle crash in Calabasas on Monday, January 16, 2023, that closed lanes on both sides of the freeway. Calls about the crash on the 101 Freeway, near Las Virgenes Road, came in at around 9:12 p.m., according to L.A. County Fire.
Tragically, one person died, and two others had to be rescued from their vehicle. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but it is known that two vehicles overturned and landed on opposite sides of the freeway. CHP is investigating the cause of the crash.
Unfortunately, there are over six million car accidents that occur across the United States each year. In this horrible accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Driver accident history
- Police accident report
- Vehicle accident history
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Any video evidence of the crash
- Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
- Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Inspection of the road conditions
- Vehicle blind spots
- Driving records
- Accident history on the 101 Freeway
Car Accident Attorneys
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- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
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