Speeding Driver Causes Crash on 105 Freeway in Paramount Injuring at Least 1 CHP Officer
PARAMOUNT, CA (May 2, 2022) – At least one CHP officer was hurt in a fiery accident on 105 Freeway in Paramount early Thursday morning.
The accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. on April 28 near Lakewood Boulevard. According to the California Highway Patrol, the officer was reportedly in the process of conducting freeway closures as traffic was being diverted.
A woman allegedly drove right through the safety flares and into the CHP patrol vehicle that was parked on the side of the freeway. The patrol vehicle erupted into flames upon impact.
Paramedics arrived soon after and transported at least one officer to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood with unspecified injuries.
Witnesses said they saw the woman speeding prior to the crash. Deputies then took the woman into custody.
It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol was a factor. The circumstances of this crash remain under investigation.
Speeding greatly decreases your reaction and judgment times. Thus, always manage your speed when you are driving. Strictly follow traffic rules and do not drive while intoxicated.
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