Driver Killed, Passenger Critically Injured in Van Nuys Crash on San Diego (405) Freeway 


41-Year-Old Tarzana Man Dies in Van Nuys Collision on San Diego (405) Freeway 

One Dies in Van Nuys Collision on San Diego (405) Freeway

Van Nuys, California – A Tarzana man,41, was killed and his passenger, a 38-year-old man from Canal Winchester, Ohio, injured in a Van Nuys crash on the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway near the Victory Boulevard exit early Friday morning. 

At around 3:40 a.m., California Highway Patrol said a vehicle traveled off the freeway and came to a rest in a field near Woodley Park Archery Range.

The passenger was ejected from the vehicle while the driver was trapped inside the wreckage.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene while the passenger was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center with critical injuries.

Names of the victims were not disclosed.

The crash caused a closure of two southbound lanes of the freeway as authorities investigated the incident.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney 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. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

“Usually, clients hire me immediately after their first consultation because they quickly figure out that I will treat them like family. I lift a weight off their shoulders immediately. That is my job. We simply leave no stone unturned – period. We go after everyone and everything. There is no other way to ensure justice,” Mr. Khodaverdian states.

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. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is the recipient of numerous accolades including one of the: Top 10 Wrongful Death Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Truck Accident Settlements in CA in 2019, and Top 10 Motorcycle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019. He is a Berkeley graduate and proud personal injury and wrongful death attorney. He is personally available 24/7 for free, no-obligation consultations and second opinions by calling 800-984-4123. He can also be reached via email using the contact form on this site.