A person was killed when a green taxi cab hit a utility pole and went down a San Diego (405) Freeway off-ramp in Westminster, crashing into a building, authorities said. Photo via OnScene.TV.

A person was killed when a green taxi cab hit a utility pole and went down a San Diego (405) Freeway off-ramp in Westminster, crashing into a building, authorities said.

The crash was Sunday night on the Golden West off-ramp from the northbound San Diego Freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.

A witness told the CHP the taxi cab was moving at high speeds before the crash, the CHP said.

All northbound San Diego Freeway lanes and the off-ramp were shut down at 9:53 p.m. but the freeway lanes were reopened at 10 p.m.

—City News Service

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