Wrong-Way Crash in Van Nuys Leaves 1 Dead

On August 6, 2023, at approximately 11:00 pm in Van Nuys, a driver crossed the center line into the wrong side of the road and fatally struck another vehicle. The driver of the struck vehicle was declared dead at the scene. A passenger in the at-fault vehicle is receiving medical care for injuries sustained.

The wrong-way driver was believed to have been under the influence at the time of the accident and was arrested for alleged DUI.

“We’re going to have to put this thing together to see the speed and all that stuff, so it’s going to take some time,” Detective Lisset Fuentes said.

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