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News Release

Monday, August 11, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Investigate Fatal Collision

 

Los Angeles: On Saturday, August 9, 2003 at about 9:00 p.m., a male Hispanic was killed in a vehicle vs. motorcycle, traffic collision that occurred on Normandie Avenue just south of Pacific Coast Highway in the Harbor Area.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcyclist was traveling Southbound on Normandie Avenue when he collided with a motor vehicle exiting a private driveway. The victim sustained massive chest trauma. As a result of the collision he was transported Kaiser Harbor City Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact South Traffic Detectives at 323-290-6063. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Lucy Diaz, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.