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News Release

Thursday, October 9, 2003

Media Relations

Woman Killed in Traffic Collision

 

Los Angeles: On Wednesday, October 8, 2003, at about 7:50 a.m., a bus vs. pedestrian traffic collision occurred at the intersection of 1st street and Broadway. The collision occurred when a Metropolitan Transportation bus negotiating a right turn from 1st street onto Broadway collided with a 53 year-old Hispanic woman crossing northbound Broadway in a marked crosswalk.

The victim was transported to LAC-USC Medical Center by Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics, where she later died as a result of her injuries.

The investigation is on going and is being conducted by Central Traffic Division Detectives.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Padilla or Detective Kaden at 213-485-3111, or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-485-3122.

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