Fiery fatal crash on 10 Freeway leads to SigAlert
Traffic was moving slowly Thursday morning on the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in West Los Angeles, where a 57-year-old man was killed in a fiery crash that sent his sport utility vehicle over the side near Robertson Boulevard, authorities said.
California Highway Patrol officers said the accident occurred about 2:40 a.m. on the westbound side of the freeway. The vehicle caught fire and ignited trees where it came to rest.
Authorities declared a SigAlert, which slowed travel for commuters.
Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. His name was being withheld by authorities until his family could be notified.
-- Dan Weikel
Image: Approximate location of incident shown in red. Credit: Google Maps