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News Release

Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Media Relations

Driver Killed In Traffic Collision

 

Los Angeles: On September 23, 2003, at about 8:30 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred in the intersection of Broadway and 83rd Street in 77th Street Area.

A white Ford F150 pick-up truck was traveling northbound on Broadway when it collided with a blue Chevy Beretta, traveling westbound on 83rd Street. The driver of the Chevy, a female and local resident of the area, sustained major injuries as a result of the collision.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene of the traffic collision and transported the female driver of the Chevy to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. Her identity is being withheld pending the notification to her family.

The driver of the Ford remained at the scene of the collision and is cooperating with authorities.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact South Traffic Division at 323-290-6063. On weekends and during off-hours, please 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 Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.