BUENA PARK (January 31, 2015) – An early morning car accident on Saturday claimed the life of one driver, Manuel Mejia.
Mejia was involved in a multi-car accident on Saturday morning that took his life. According to reports, the accident took place around 5:45 a.m. on the Santa Ana Freeway (5 Freeway), southbound, south of Beach Boulevard. Mejia’s car struck a disabled car after which another passing car struck Mejia’s car. Mejia was rushed to UCI Medical Center in Orange where he later died of his injuries. The Norwalk resident was 45 years old.
An investigation is underway. Witnesses should contact the California Highway Patrol, Westminster Division at (714) 892-4426. It is unclear which impact killed Mejia. As more information is gathered, officials will be able to determine Mejia’s cause of death.
Our condolences go out to the family of Manuel Mejia in his sudden passing.