Fatal Collision on 118 Freeway
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office has identified Jose Mora as the man who was killed in a Monday morning collision.
The fatal accident occurred on January 24th around 7:30 a.m. within the westbound lanes of SR-118.
CHP reported that a cargo truck struck a white car that was pulled over as its driver was changing a tire.
Mora became trapped inside the vehicle upon impact and sadly died at the scene.
Two other men sustained major injuries and were transported to a hospital for treatment.
Authorities also issued a SigAlert around 8 a.m. due to traffic congestion.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jose Mora.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
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