October 22, 2009 (by Horatio Algren) According to reports a driver that was the first car in a six car pileup in Huntington Beach has died at UCI Medical Center in Orange.
The driver identified as Martin Espinoza age 55 a resident of Huntington Beach was pronounced dead at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday.
The accident occurred in the vicinity of Brookhurst Street and Adams Avenue according to police. The accident occurred when Espinoza was traveling northbound on Brookhurst Street in a 1994 Dodge Intrepid and failed to stop in time when approaching Adams Avenue. He struck the back of a Dodge Caravan driven by 38 year old Paige Beyer from Huntington Beach.
This crash caused a six car pileup that damaged all of the vehicles involved. Beyer was transported to Hoag Hospital where she was treated for pain in her arms and legs and released.
Espinoza was transported from the scene of the accident and died later at UCI Medical Center in Orange. According to police there were no other injuries in the other vehicles involved in the pileup. Car accident attorneys in Huntington Beach are bracing for this serious injury case.