Man Killed After Lumber Truck Was Rear-Ended on a SoCal Roadway

Mocobizscene- Monday, authorities confirmed to KTLA that westbound lanes of the 118 Freeway came to a complete halt due to a collision involving two vehicles and an SUV that resulted in the death of at least one person.

In the Chatsworth vicinity, just before 9:00 a.m., the California Highway Patrol received calls regarding a three-vehicle collision on the 118 Freeway near Topanga Canyon Boulevard.

The precise cause of the collision remains unknown; however, responding officers discovered that the driver of a Penske box truck had rear-ended the rear of a timber truck, resulting in the lumber truck colliding with the driver of the box truck.

Following the arrival of medical personnel from the Los Angeles Fire Department, it was determined that the male driver of the Penske vehicle had passed away at the location.

The presence of a passenger in the box vehicle and the reports of injuries to the other drivers involved in the collision remained undisclosed by authorities.Although the cause of the collision is still being investigated, the CHP has confirmed that the Penske truck’s driver was not injured.

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