Orange County, CA: Three-Vehicle Crash on 5 Freeway in Mission Viejo
Orange County, California (March 1, 2018): The California Highway Patrol is conducting an active and ongoing investigation into a three-vehicle crash on 5 Freeway in Mission Viejo, CA late yesterday morning, Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Only limited information about the accident has been made available while the investigation remains open.
While the cause of the collision is unknown, officials believe the accident occurred just after 11:00 a.m. in the northbound lanes of 5 Freeway, slightly north of Avery Parkway, and involved three vehicles—a silver Audi, a silver Volkswagon, and an unidentified car. The total number of individuals involved or injured has not been provided, but at least one victim, identified as Joseph Tu, was transported Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo for treatment of injuries ranging in severity from minor to moderate. No updates on his condition have been released.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our sympathies to all of the victims of this collision and offer our prayers for recovery to anyone who may have been injured. Even in the best circumstances, the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. It is important for victims to know their rights under the laws of their state and to take advantage of the relief that may be available to them.
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