Jeremy Olivas Killed in Fiery Multi-Car Accident on 60 Freeway in Industry, Los Angeles

Jeremy Olivas Killed in Industry Car Crash on 60 Freeway, Kaj Faaborg Arrested


Industry, California (January 22, 2020) – 27-year-old Jeremy Richard Olivas was killed in a fiery car crash that happened on Thursday night, January 9, in Industry.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 10 p.m. on 60 Freeway.

Richard Olivas was driving a 2004 Ford Mustang when a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Promaster van failed to slow down for traffic and rear-ended the Mustang.

As per the CHP report, the Mustang burst into flames after the collision.

The impact of the collision pushed the Ford into a 2006 Honda Odyssey which also caught fire

Jeremy Richard Olivas was trapped inside the burning vehicle but was later extricated by the fire department officials.

Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Mr. Olivas died from inhalation of products of combustion.

The 41-year-old Montebello man who was driving the Honda was taken to a local hospital with severe burns.

42-year-old Kaj Faaborg, who was driving the Dodge, fled the scene on foot but was later arrested.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.