Van Nuys- Driver Killed After SUV Plunged From 405 Freeway
A driver was killed and a passenger in his vehicle injured when when the SUV they were in veered from an on-ramp to the 405 Freeway and overturned in Van Nuys, CA, before dawn on Friday, July 19, 2019. The driver of the 2018 Cadillac Escalade reportedly drove his vehicle off the southbound on-ramp at Roscoe Boulevard around 3:20 am. The Cadillac, then, drifted to the left and went up a concrete curb before swerving back right and plunging from the freeway, where it tumbled down a dirt embankment. The driver was ejected from his vehicle, and died at the crash site. The passenger of the same vehicle had to be extricated from the Cadillac by first responders. The passenger reportedly sustained minor injuries. The 2 male occupants of the vehicle appeared to had not been wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident. Alcohol was believed to had been a possible cause of the crash, as well.
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