83-year-old man killed in Diamond Bar multiple-vehicle accident

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83-year-old man killed in Diamond Bar car accident

A 83-year-old man as died, and two others injured following a multi-vehicle accident that happened in Diamond Bar, California. 

According to report, the crash which involved eight vehicles happened on Wednesday at about 2:00 p.m. on Golden Springs Drive and Brea Canyon road.

The crash took place when a Mercedes-Benz C230 traveling north on Brea Canyon road at high speed ran a red light at the intersection. The Mercedes then crashed into another vehicle attempting to make a left turn onto Brea Canyon road, then another car making a right turn.

The Mercedes proceeded in hitting other vehicles before colliding head-on with a Honda.

The Mercedes driver, a 83-year-old man was extricated from the car. Report has it that he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The man was rushed to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center by paramedic but he succumbed to injuries suffered in the night.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Honda suffered minor injuries and was also rushed to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. A woman, the driver of one of the car complained of arm pain.

The crash is still under investigation.