The Los Angeles Daily News reported recently that a wrong-way motor vehicle accident along the northbound 110 Freeway in Los Angeles on the morning of Tuesday, March 30, 2021 led to two deaths and three injuries in an incident allegedly caused by drunken driving.
According to officials with the California Highway Patrol, the accident was reported between 1:55 a.m. and 2:05 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, along the northbound 110 Freeway near Ninth Street in downtown Los Angeles. A Lexus RS400 SUV was driving the wrong way, southbound in the northbound lanes when it crashed head-on into a northbound Toyota Camry sedan. Both occupants of the 1999 Toyota Camry, a Downey man and a Bellflower woman, both 21 years of age, were declared dead at the scene of the accident.
The Lexus SUV was driven by a man,32 years of age, with a woman 32 years of age and a boy 4 years of age as passengers, all from San Pedro. All suffered moderate injuries and were taken to a local hospital. The accident shut down 3 of the 5 lanes of the northbound 110 Freeway as well as transition roads between the 10 Freeway and 110 Freeway until around 6:40 a.m.
Our condolences to the deceased victims. Many wrong-way accidents on the interstates are due to DUI. We hope that the authorities come to the truth of the matter.