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News Release

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Media Relations

Two Die in Traffic Accident

Los Angeles: On Saturday, September 13, 2008, at 3:58 p.m., a severe traffic collision occurred involving a motorcycle and two additional vehicles.   

A Mercedes SUV traveling southbound on Haskell Avenue collided with a motorcycle, making a left turn from northbound Haskell Avenue into an east-west alley just south of Plummer Street.

The driver of the motorcycle, 32-year-old, North Hills resident, Roberto Cesar Alamilla Ochoa was ejected onto the roadway and died at scene.

The Mercedes SUV continued southbound into the northbound lanes on Haskell Avenue and collided with a Chevy Tahoe, stopped along the east curb on Haskell Avenue.  

Two minors, a 17 and 8-year-old, were ejected from the rear of the Mecedes SUV.  The 8-year-old boy died at the scene, while the 17-year-old, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The investigation is being conducted by Valley Traffic Detectives.  Anyone who may have witnessed this accident please contact Valley Traffic Division at 818-644-8000.