One killed in two-vehicle accident on Highway 290

All outbound traffic on Highway 290 is being diverted off the freeway due to a police investigation involving a fatal accident.

March 5, 2013 7:22:25 AM PST
Authorities were on the scene of a fatal accident on Highway 290 for hours this morning, causing major traffic delays on the westbound lanes.

The accident happened around 3:30am on the Northwest Freeway at Antoine Drive. Two vehicles were involved in the accident.

Authorities have confirmed at least one fatality on the scene. At least one victim was thrown from one of the vehicles, though it's still unclear from which car at this point.

The victim hasn't been identified. No other details were immediately available.

All westbound lanes were shut down for hours due to the police investigation. The accident was finally cleared just after 9am.


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