Three Killed in a car crash on Southbound 101 Freeway in Ventura
According to Ventura County Star, on Thursday morning a head-on-car crash occurred on the 101 freeway in Ventura killing three victims.
Reportedly, Thursday 12:03 a.m., the Ventura Fire Department responded to a head-on-collision on the southbound 101 freeway near Seaward Avenue.
Authorities from the California Highway Patrol saw a wrong-way driver at 12:01 a.m. at Oxnard Boulevard driving north on the southbound side of the 101 freeway.
The California Highway Patrol officials have identified the wrong-way driver as a 34-year-old man from Santa Paula.
Additionally, he was driving at approximately 100 mph when it crashed head-on into a two occupant vehicle carrying a 25-year-old male from Riverside and a 28-year-old female from Lake Elsinore.
Patrol officer reported that the crash came to a stop with one vehicle halted on the highway and the other on the guardrail, hanging over the edge of the freeway.
Officials report the three victims involved in the accident were pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the victims were not mentioned in the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.
It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash but have not ruled out the possibility.
The California Highway Patrol will be handling the investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.
From the May Firm, we extend our deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragic incident. We pray that they may find peace during this time.
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