Double Fatal Traffic Collision in Central Area NR23105am

April 27, 2023

Los Angeles:  Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Traffic Division are investigating a double fatal traffic collision that killed both the driver and pedestrian.

On April 27, 2023, around 1:26 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred between a vehicle and a pedestrian on 6th Street west of Alameda Street.  A 25-year-old male pedestrian was walking westbound on the sidewalk of 6th Street when a vehicle traveling westbound collided with him. The vehicle continued in a westbound direction and collided with a building.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the driver and pedestrian to a local hospital where they were both pronounced deceased.  Their names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

Anyone with further information please contact Detective D. Ramirez, Central Traffic Detectives, at (213) 833-3713 or e-mail him at  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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477) or go directly to  Tipsters may also visit and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.