Peter Van Ginkel dead after car crash on I-10 freeway west of Dudley Avenue in Pomona
California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the incident and identified the two vehicles involved in the incident as a 2004 Mitsubishi and a 1994 Toyota, stated the report.
In addition, authorities reported the 28-year-old man who was driving the Mitsubishi did not see the disable Toyota in front of him and could not maneuver away in time.
The crash caused the Toyota to burst into flames, stated the officials.
The motorist killed in the collision was identified as 57-year-old Upland resident, Peter Van Ginkel.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked as authorities worked to clear the accident and a tow truck was required for the vehicles involved in the accident, as stated by authorities.
In addition, it is unclear how many were injured, but at least one person was transported to a nearby hospital by medical personnel. Authorities have not yet released any information on the injured party at this time.
Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.
Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.
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