Paul Begay, 59, dead when tire flies off of another vehicle and crashes through windshield on Highway 14 in Santa Clarita, California

Modified Date: 
Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:15am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tire flies off car, kills 1 in Santa Clarita

 Authorities say a driver has died on a Southern California freeway after a tire flew off another car and smashed through his windshield.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 14 in Santa Clarita.

 

Man Killed in Freak Tire Accident on 14 Freeway Identified

According to the CHP, the wheel came off a northbound white Cadillac and struck Begay's Hyundai Sonata. He was the Hyundai's sole occupant, the CHP reported.

Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Tire Issue
People Involved: 
Paul Begay
Roadway: 
Highway 14

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