Fullerton Double Fatal Wrong Way Crash


FULLERTON (CNS) – Two motorists were killed in Fullerton today in a
fiery wrong-way collision on the southbound Santa Ana (5) Freeway, authorities
The crash occurred at 3:21 a.m. on the southbound 5 Freeway at Magnolia
Avenue, the California Highway Patrol reported. A gray 2010 Honda Insight
traveling northbound in the southbound lanes at about 100 mph crashed into a
2004 Chevrolet Suburban, which burst into flames, the CHP reported.
Both drivers died at the scene, according to the CHP. The names of both
men — a 26-year-old Garden Grove resident who was driving the car, and a 53-
year-old Los Angeles resident behind the wheel of the SUV — were not
immediately released.
The CHP issued a SigAlert at 3:38 a.m., shutting down all southbound
lanes just north of the Riverside (91) Freeway. The HOV lane was reopened
around 4 a.m. and the remaining lanes at about 7:30 a.m., according to the CHP.