Multiple news articles have revealed recently that a 35-year-old man from Frazier Park was fatally wounded in a crash that happened last Saturday night and that took place on Interstate 5.
According to the news articles mentioning this accident, the 35-year-old driver and a 27-year-old passenger from Lancaster were the occupants in a Ford Bronco truck traveling on the northbound lanes of the interstate when the motorist suddenly lost grip of the wheel for unknown reasons, crossed the center median and drove off the eastern shoulder of the road and down an embankment. According to the official reports released by the troopers who responded to the scene, the driver was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident and was unfortunately ejected from the vehicle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene while the passenger was taken to the hospital sustaining moderate injuries.
According to one account, the 1988 Ford Bronco was traveling at about 80 miles per hour prior to the accident.
The causes behind this crash were not immediately available. At this moment, the California Highway Patrol is investigating this case and should have more details available soon enough.
Whenever you’re driving, keep it in mind that speeding is one of the main causes behind some of the most tragic accidents in California. Follow all traffic regulations and respect speed limit signs at all times. Drive safely to avoid similar accidents.