Los Angeles – On Tuesday, January 9, 2001, at approximately 1:15 p.m., a MTA Bus westbound on Cesar Chavez Avenue negotiating a right turn onto northbound Broadway collided with 74 year old Juk Kuan Ng who was walking westbound on Cesar Chavez Avenue in the crosswalk. Mrs. Ng sustained massive trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene by LAFD Paramedics. The MTA Bus driver was questioned and released at the scene.
The investigation is being conducted by Central Traffic Detectives and is on going. For further information, please contact Officer Rodney Jones, Jose Garcia or Detective Tony Barnes at 213-485-3111.
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.