Granada Hills: One Killed in Fiery 118 Freeway Crash
Posted on Jul 25, 2014
At about 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014, one person was killed in a fiery crash on the 118 Freeway in Granada Hills, reported the Los Angeles Times. Three cars collided in westbound lanes west of Balboa Boulevard, the impact causing a Honda to catch on fire. The driver of the Honda was trapped in the burning wreckage and died. Authorities are investigating the accident.
Throughout Los Angeles County, motor vehicle collisions claimed the lives of or caused injury to 72,593 people in 2011, according to the most recently published California Office of Traffic Safety crash data. Los Angeles ranked the 9th worst in the state for its incidence of fatal and injury traffic collisions that year. Crashes occurring from 9 p.m. to 2:59 a.m. accounted for 6,701 of the traffic-related fatalities and injuries.
When a collision results in a death, the family of the victim may hold the at-fault driver liable for their loss through the wrongful death claims process. For more information, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the driver who was killed in this crash.