Deadly Traffic Accident on 60 Freeway
An early Monday morning traffic collision claimed the life of one unidentified person in Chino, California.
The accident was reported just before 2:30 a.m. on the 60 Freeway near Mountain Avenue.
According to CHP, two vehicles collided in the westbound lanes under unclear circumstances.
The identity has not been made public pending notification of kin.
Authorities also shut down the westbound side of the freeway for a period of time following the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
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 be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.