Byron Banks Dies in 6-Vehicle Willowbrook Crash at El Segundo and Avalon Boulevards
WILLOWBROOK, CA (March 8, 2021) – A man died in a six-vehicle accident in Willowbrook late Thursday afternoon, March 4.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of El Segundo Boulevard and Avalon Boulevard.
A preliminary investigation revealed 57-year-old Byron Tanks of Long Beach was driving a 2003 Honda southbound on Avalon Boulevard. He was traveling at an unsafe speed when he crashed into the rear of a 2015 Toyota that was stopped for a traffic light at the intersection.
The Honda then hit the right side of a 2004 Infiniti. It continued through the intersection, drove over a raised median and struck another vehicle, CHP officials said.
The Toyota was pushed forward by the impact and struck a 2004 Nissan in the intersection. It then continued into a gas station parking lot where it struck an unoccupied vehicle.
First responders rushed Banks to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the Toyota sustained minor injuries.
Further investigation into this accident is underway.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Byron Banks.
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