Irvine, Calif. (Dec. 31, 2017) – An Irvine man died Sunday as a result of a traffic collision at Jeffrey Road and Irvine Boulevard. Gary L. Bye was 64 years old.
Around 9:30 a.m., the Irvine Police Department (IPD) and Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision. The SUV driven by Bye overturned as a result of the crash. Bye was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead several hours later. The driver of the other SUV involved in the crash was also transported to a hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening.
The intersection was closed the majority of the day while IPD conducted an investigation into the crash. It is expected to reopen before 5 p.m.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation, and no further details are available at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact IPD Detective Christopher Ostrowski at 949-724-7047 or firstname.lastname@example.org.