Deadly Car Accident in Huntington Beach near Newland Street
Two brothers were involved in a fatal crash in Huntington Beach Monday morning, March 7th.
The accident occurred at 8:15 a.m. near Newland Street and Yorktown Avenue.
According to reports, the two were traveling in a Ford F-250 before colliding with a Chevrolet Silverado work truck owned by the city.
Sadly, 18-year-old Josh Page, died as a result. His brother, Jeremy Page, sustained critical injuries and was hospitalized following the wreck.
Both also had to be extricated from the vehicle.
Josh was also a star athlete at Edison High School in Huntington Beach.
The other involved driver, ID’d only as a 38-year-old man, did not report any injuries and cooperated with authorities at the scene.
An active investigation is underway to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Josh Page. We also wish a speedy recovery to Jeremy Page.
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.