Irvine Fiery Freeway Fatal

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Around 4:00 AM Sunday morning, the CHP Santa Ana office along with the Orange County Fire Authority responded to reports of a head on collision on the northbound I-405 freeway just north of the CA-55 interchange. Firefighters arrived to find an SUV well involved in flames and a silver mustang with debris across the entire roadway. The freeway was shut down as firefighters extinguished the blaze. There is at least one confirmed fatality at this time. The freeway will be closed for an extended period of time as authorities investigate what led to the collision, including reports of a wrong way driver prior to the crash.