FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2016
FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION
On April 28, 2016, at approximately 4:36 PM officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle versus vehicle traffic collision at Spring Street and El Dorado Park Drive.
Upon Officers arrival they immediately began CPR on a non-responsive female who was involved in the collision. Long Beach Fire personnel arrived shortly after and continued life saving measures until they made a determination that the female was deceased.
A preliminary investigation of the collision reviled that a Hyundai Sonata being driven by a 57-year-old male resident of Long Beach was traveling westbound on Spring Street. The male driver momentarily look down away from the roadway and when he looked back up he saw that a Toyota Scion was stopped in front of him. The male had no time to react and collided with the rear of the Scion.
The deceased female was a 31-year-old resident of Downey. Her name is being withheld until such time that the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office notifies the female’s next of kin.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to call Collision Investigations Detective D. Lauro at (562) 570-7355.