LAPD Valley Traffic Division Unit Involved in Three Vehicle Crash NRM24-08bb

June 5, 2024

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Multi-Disciplinary Collision Investigation Team (MCIT) is investigating a three-vehicle crash that involved an LAPD vehicle.

On June 4, 2024, at around 7:40 p.m., a Street Racing Task Force Unit assigned to Valley Traffic Division heard a vehicle with loud exhaust and then observed the vehicle speeding southbound on Balboa Boulevard. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle had gained significant distance. As the officer was approaching Burbank Boulevard, a Toyota Camry was negotiating a westbound turn onto Burbank Boulevard from northbound Balboa Boulevard. At which time, the police vehicle crashed into the Camry and then crashed into another vehicle that was stopped on Burbank Boulevard.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the occupants of the Toyota Camry to a local hospital for medical treatment. The officer was also transport due to minor injuries sustained. The driver of the third vehicle was not injured. The Multi Disciplinary Collision Investigation Team (MCIT) responded to the scene to conduct the Traffic Crash Report.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact Traffic Group Detectives at (213) 486-0690. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD24-7 (1-877-527- 3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (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. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.