Traffic Awareness News Conference
Traffic Awareness and Pedestrian Violation Enforcement Operation
Thursday, April 19, 2007
11th Avenue and Slauson Avenue
South Los Angeles
South Traffic Division
On March 13, 2007, at around 7:35 A.M., two Crenshaw High School students attempting to cross the street, were struck by a car and severely injured. One of the students is currently recovering from her injuries, while 14-year-old Jose Luis Ramon died in the hospital a day later.
To make motorist aware to stop for pedestrians, a pedestrian enforcement operation will be conducted at 11th Avenue and Slauson Avenue, as well as other identified intersections.