Child Killed in Accident at Hwy 101 in Valley Village, CA

January 16, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 101, Valley Village, CA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Land Rover, Commercial Truck
Hwy 101
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Land Rover collided during a lane merge

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a child at Hwy 101 in Valley Village, CA on January 16th, 2023. Police say it happened around 1:25 p.m. According to investigators, a Land Rove was traveling northbound on Hwy 101 as a van towing a trailer was merging onto the highway. Officials say the two vehicles collided, causing the SUV to overturn multiple times into a nearby concrete wall. A 1-month-old girl in the Land Rover suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The driver, a 27-year-old male and 26-year-old female passenger, were hospitalized with serious injuries. The driver of the truck is said to not have been injured. Additional information was not available.

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