BEVERLY HILLS—One person was killed and four other people were injured in a traffic collision in the Mid-Wilshire area. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers were sent shortly after 1:00 a.m. to the 4900 block of West San Vicente Boulevard on Monday, June 6. Upon arrival, police learned that a three-car crash had occurred at the intersection of La Brea Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard.
The cars collided at the intersection at around 12:40 a.m. LAPD Sgt. Matt McNalty indicated to the Los Angeles Times that the case is “still being investigated if there was a DUI or just running a red light.” According to officials, La Brea Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard were closed till 7:15 a.m.
Paramedics were on the scene and took four people which included three men and one woman to the hospital. Those four people were hospitalized and listed in serious condition. According to KTLA, they spoke with witnesses who stated that one of the vehicles involved appeared to run a red light and broadsided an SUV in the intersection, triggering a collision with a third vehicle.
“It was fast. The guy was going fast,” witness Jade West told KTLA. There were no skid marks in the road indicating that the driver attempted to stop, the TV station reported. According to McNalty, there was no indication of street racing.
Canyon News spoke with a representative from the LAPD Media Relations Section who indicated that the name of the deceased has yet to be released to the public.