Man killed in collision on 101 Freeway


A driver was arrested in connection with a fatal crash that all but one lane of the westbound Ventura (101) Freeway near the Balboa Boulevard off-ramp in Encino before dawn on Sunday, July 28, 2013.

A man was killed early Sunday when he got out of his disabled gray Scion for unknown reasons and was hit by a driver in a white Toyota 4Runner, reports NBC4.

The incident occurred on the off-ramp from the westbound Ventura (101) Freeway at Balboa Boulevard in Encino. 

Two female passengers in the Scion were taken to hospitals — one in critical condition and the other with minor-to-moderate injuries, Officer Leland Tang, a spokesman with the California Highway Patrol, told NBC4

The 4Runner's driver was identified as Robert Graves, 31, of Reseda, and booked into a Los Angeles jail, officials said. A female passenger in the 4Runner suffered minor injuries.

All lanes on westbound 101 Freeway in Encino have reopened following the incident.

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