One Killed Following Arrow Highway Crash
Two unspecified vehicles collided in Irwindale on Monday evening, resulting in the death of one individual.
Per CHP, the accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Arrow Highway and Gayhurst Avenue.
As a result of the crash, one of the vehicles crashed into a Southern California Edison pole which caused a power outage.
Sadly, the driver of the vehicle that crashed into the pole died at the scene. He has been identified as 25-year-old Mathew Romo, of Covina.
In addition, a passenger in the same vehicle was transported to a nearby trauma center for treatment.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
The other involved driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mathew Romo.
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.
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