Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
A vehicle vs motorcyclist collision results in the death of a male adult
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(562) 570-5273

On Tuesday, Mar 8, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m., officers responded to an injury traffic collision near the area of 7th Street and Magnolia Avenue which resulted in the death of a male adult.

Upon arrival, officers located a collision involving a vehicle and a motorcyclist. Officers rendered first aid to the motorcyclist until the Long Beach Fire Department responded.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 2011 Hyundai Sonata driven by a 48-year-old resident of Westminster was traveling westbound 7th Street in the number-two lane when he made a left turn from the number-two lane to travel southbound onto Magnolia Avenue and struck the motorcycle. The motorcycle was driven by a 61-year-old resident of Long Beach who was traveling westbound on 7th Street in the number-one lane.

The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital in critical but stable condition. On Monday, Mar 14, 2022, Collision Investigation Detectives were notified that the motorcyclist had succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on Wednesday, Mar 9, 2022.

Identification of the motorcyclist is being withheld pending next of kin notification, which will be conducted by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.

The Hyundai driver remained on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

At this time, neither speed nor impaired or distracted driving appear to be factors in this collision.

Anyone with information regarding this collision are asked to contact Detective K. Myers of the Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigation Detail at (562)570-7355. Anonymous tips may besubmitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 TIPS” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org