Irvine: Freeway Crash Leaves One Dead

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06.10.2021 | 5:36 PM | IRVINE – One person was dead after a crash on the SR-133 freeway, Thursday evening.

The fatal crash was reported on the northbound SR-133 Freeway between the I-5 Freeway and Great Park Boulevard around 5:36 PM.

According to the California Highway Patrol’s traffic incident log, at least two vehicles were involved in the collision. One of those vehicles, a black sedan, reportedly overturned on the right shoulder.

Firefighter paramedics responded to the crash but the log indicates one person was pronounced deceased at the scene.

It was unclear if any other injuries were reported.

Officers are seeking a blood-draw from a person involved in the incident in an apparent DUI investigation, the log indicated.

Several lanes of traffic were closed while officers investigated the circumstances that led up to the crash.

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