Santa Ana Fiery Freeway Crash

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DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 11-04-2017 | 2:22 AM
LOCATION: Northbound I-5 @ First Street Offramp
CITY: Santa Ana
INCIDENT DETAILS:

  1. Possible DUI driver collides with a barrier on a freeway off ramp;
  2. Vehicle, a Kia Optima Sedan, catches fire, becoming fully engulfed;
  3. Multiple Good Samaritans stopped and tended to the injured driver;
  4. Driver is able to escape but is injured and later transported to an area hospital;
  5. Fire crews arrive on scene and extinguish the fire within 15 minutes;
  6. Cause of the collision is under investigation however DUI is suspected;
  7. The California Highway Patrol – Santa Ana Office is handling the investigation.

VICTIM INFORMATION: 1 Male Driver
SUSPECT INFORMATION: N/A
HANDLING AGENCIES:

  1. California Highway Patrol
  2. Orange County Fire Authority

SOT(s): N/A
ADDITIONAL: N/A
CNS: N/A