Car Plunges Off Angeles Crest Highway, One Man Dead at the Scene

Car Plunges Off Angeles Crest Highway, One Man Dead at the Scene

LOS ANGELES (February 28, 2019) - First responders found a car nearly 200 feet below the Angeles Crest Highway on Monday afternoon.

Multiple agencies responded including, the California Highway Patrol, LA County Sherriff’s Department, LA County Fire Department, and the Montrose Search and Rescue Team. One man was in the vehicle at the time of the crash, he died at the scene.

Located above La Canada Flintridge, the Angeles Crest Highway runs through the Angeles National Forest.

The vehicle went over the side of the mountain highway near mile marker 31.5 around 2:55 pm. The car ended up below the roadway in a wooded area off the side of the road.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Authorities believe the driver was alone in the vehicle when it went off the road.

The man has not been identified. Responders also found a woman on the Angeles Crest Highway near the crash. It was unclear if the woman was a passenger or had been following the vehicle when it crashed.

Rescue efforts blocked both sides of the road until approximately 8:30 pm on Wednesday evening.

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Source:, Los Angeles Daily News

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Aidin Ghavimi

Aidin is a partner at Starpoint LC, Attorneys at Law, and focuses on personal injury and employment law cases in and around Southern California. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the Loyola School of Law and his Bachelor’s from USC. Aidin’s primary goal is to bring justice to his clients and to ensure they are able to move on with their lives after a serious injury.

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