Three people — including a member of the band, Katastro – died and three construction workers were injured when a Tesla S crashed into the back of a truck at a construction site on PCH at Mariner’s Mile.
Newport Beach, CA, May 13, 2022 — Crystal M. McCallum, Wayne Walter Swanson Jr., and Andrew James Chaves, better known as singer Andy Chaves of the band, Katastro, have been identified by authorities as the deceased in a solo collision that also injured three construction workers. It occurred on May 12 in Newport Beach. According to information attributed to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department as well as the Newport Beach Police Department, Wayne Swanson Jr., a 40-year-old Newport Coast resident, 32-year-old Tempe, Arizona resident Andy Chaves, and 34-year-old Crystal McCallum of Texas, were inside a Tesla Model S the struck a curb and crashed into the back of a flatbed truck on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in the Mariner’s Mile area, killing all three people inside the car. Three people working at the sight were hurt, but their injuries were described as not immediately life-threatening. The time of the incident was about 12:45 a.m. Few other details have been provided but reports say that the stretch of PCH involved has a speed limit of 40 mph. An investigation is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and families of Andrew James Chaves, Crystal M. McCallum and Wayne Walter during this very difficult time. Our thoughts also go out to the injured workers.
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Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. For a police report or other information, call us today at (818) 405-9091.