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News Release

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Media Relations

West Adams Fatal Collision NR18051lg

Los Angeles: On February 11th 2018, around 10:10 p.m., a Fatal Traffic Collision occurred on West Adams Boulevard just East of 6th Avenue. The driver of a 2007 Toyota Scion was Eastbound on Adams Boulevard and crossed over the double yellow lines into the Westbound lanes. The driver of a Toyota Tacoma travelling Westbound on Adams Boulevard struck the Toyota Scion on the passenger side.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and confirmed 2 fatal injuries in the Toyota Scion. The driver of the Toyota Scion, a 21-year-old Los Angeles man and the passenger, a 21-year-old female, died at scene. An additional passenger in the Toyota Scion had to be extracted from the back seat and was transported to a local hospital. He is listed in critical condition.

The Driver of the Toyota Tacoma was also transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

At this point, the investigation is ongoing and there are no charges pending.

Anyone having information about this fatal collision is urged to contact South Traffic Detectives at 323-421-2500. After hours please contact the South Traffic Division Watch Commander at 323-421-2577. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters can also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers