Irvine: Tesla Driver Killed In Freeway Crash

01.28.2024 | 12:44 AM | IRVINE – The driver of a Tesla was killed when their vehicle careened off the roadway into a guardrail, early Sunday morning.

The deadly collision was reported on the northbound I-405 Freeway north of Sand Canyon around 12:44 AM.

When crews arrived they located a white 2021 Tesla SUV that sustained major damage when it struck a guardrail and came to rest on an electrical vault.

Medics pronounced the driver of the Tesla deceased on scene.

Southern California Edison was responding to the scene to evaluate any damage to the electrical vault.

Preliminary reports indicate that no other vehicles were involved in the collision though the exact cause remains under investigation.

Several lanes were blocked while crews worked to clear the scene.

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