Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Identified
Posted by Melissa Simon on Oct 21, 2013 - 2:48:09 PM
LOS FELIZ—The motorcyclist that crashed on the 5 Freeway on Thursday, October 17, has been identified as Joshua Wright, according to authorities.
The accident involving Wright, 40, occurred around 9:48 p.m. near the Los Feliz Boulevard transition to the northbound 5 Freeway. Wright died at the scene.
Authorities said Wright lost control of his motorcycle, struck a concrete curb and guardrail and was then thrown from the motorcycle.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the eastbound and westbound Los Feliz Boulevard on-ramps were closed to the northbound Golden State Freeway. The on-ramps were re-opened just after 1 a.m. on Friday, October 18.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing.