Man Killed in 5 Freeway Collision
50-year-old Victor Cortez was killed in a traffic accident Tuesday evening in Sun Valley.
Reports included that the crash occurred on March 8th within the northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway.
A motorcycle and vehicle collided for unknown reasons just north of Sheldon Street.
Sadly, Cortez was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear at this time if he was the driver of the car or motorcyclist.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Victor Cortez.
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.