Driver Killed During Crash on 405 Freeway Near Westminster, Multi-Lane Closure Prompted
A deadly multi-vehicle crash prompted all lanes of the southbound 405 Freeway to close Wednesday morning near Westminster, according to California Highway Patrol.
Officials got a call at 2:07 a.m. that reported three vehicles involved in a crash just north of Westminster Boulevard, according to CHP. A pickup truck overturned, and the driver of the vehicle died at the scene.
It was previously reported that the driver of the pickup truck had been ejected, but CHP confirmed that he was not.
By 3:19 a.m., CHP began to open the fourth lane of the freeway to alleviate traffic. The duration of the other lanes’ closure has not been determined.
No other drivers were injured in the crash.
Details on what led up to the multi-car crash were not immediately clear.