Man Killed, Woman Injured in Crash on Balboa Boulevard
Car Hits Palm Tree, Splits in Half in Fatal Newport Beach Accident
Newport Beach, CA (March 3, 2020) – A driver was killed and his passenger was injured in a crash during a police chase in Newport Beach. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of March 3 on Balboa Boulevard.
A Mercedes-Benz AMG involved in a police chase was speeding at 100 mph when it failed to negotiate a turn on Balboa Boulevard, near 24th Street. The driver lost control and hit a palm tree. The Mercedes split in half, scattering debris all over the road.
The driver, a 29-year-old man, died at the accident scene. A female passenger was hospitalized with major injuries.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.