On November 17, 2010, a three-car accident occurred in Orange County. Police say that the multiple car crash took place on the eastbound lanes of the 91 freeway in Anaheim, just west of State College Boulevard. This crash occurred during the morning commute on Wednesday around 6:45 a.m.
The accident was reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at 6:46 a.m. CHP officer D.T. Sparso says he believes the crash was caused from traffic slowing down to a halt. The accident occurred in the far left lane of the 91 freeway.
Police believe that a male driver of a Honda Civic rear-ended a Toyota Echo, which slammed into the rear of a Toyota 4-runner. This produced a chain-reaction crash during the busy morning commute. first looked at by tThe Anaheim Fire Department and paramedics looked at the driver of the Echo before he was taken by ambulance to an area hospital for medical treatment. His disabled vehicle had to be towed from the crash.
Traffic on the eastbound 91 freeway was bumper to bumper for about 30 minutes as the accident was cleared from the road. Lanes reopened around 7:05 a.m. However, the far right lane remained closed due to an Anaheim fire truck on scene.
At the time of the article, there was no update on the condition of the driver of the wrecked Toyota Echo.
We send our thoughts to all victims involved in this accident, and wish the driver of the Echo a fast and full recovery.