Deadly Crash on 710 Freeway
A Yorba Linda man was killed in a crash on Saturday morning in Long Beach.
CHP reported that the accident occurred on May 14th within the southbound lanes of the 710 Freeway.
57-year-old Erik Moen was driving when his vehicle collided with another under unclear circumstances.
One of the vehicles became engulfed in flames as a result and the other rolled onto its side.
Sadly, Moen died at the scene of the crash that occurred just before 6 a.m.
Police also shut down the freeway lanes for several hours following the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Erik Moen.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
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