2 dead, 1 injured after speeding car careens off freeway near LAX

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Two men were killed and a third hospitalized after the car they were traveling in went off a freeway off-ramp and crash landed into parked cars below near Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday morning, June 22, authorities said.

All three occupants were from Moreno Valley, California Highway Patrol officials said.

Officers received a call of a traffic crash involving a vehicle going over the side of the westbound 105 Freeway off-ramp at Nash Street just before 3 a.m., the CHP said. They arrived to find a 2016 Lexus sedan and a Ford Mustang both overturned and Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters attempting to extricate multiple people out of the Lexus.

Investigators learned the driver of the Lexus was speeding on the freeway and failed to negotiate the curve on the off-ramp, sending the car over the concrete barrier, the CHP said.

The 19-year-old driver and one of his passengers, an 18-year-old man, died at the scene, officials said. A second passenger, a 19-year-old man, was taken to UCLA Westwood Medical Center with moderate injuries, including minor lacerations.

The two men killed in the crash were identified as 19-year-old Bryan Bolanos and 18-year-old Carlos Sicairos, according to the Medical Examiner’s office.

The Lexus fell onto the Mustang in the parking lot and hit a pickup truck, which was pushed into a second pickup truck. The Mustang and the two pickup trucks were unoccupied at the time of the crash.

City News Service contributed to this story.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.