Two Vehicles Collide in Porter Ranch Killing Driver Carlos Govea who Ran a Red Light
PORTER RANCH, CA (March 8 2021) – Authorities identified Carlos Govea as the driver who died in a two-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Porter Ranch.
The accident happened around 2:40 p.m., March 6, in the 10800 block of North Tampa Avenue near Chatsworth Street, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Govea, a 50-year-old Palmdale resident, was driving northbound on North Tampa Avenue when failed to stop for a red light. Another vehicle traveling westbound on Chatsworth Street then broadsided his car. The impact caused Govea’s car to strike a pole.
Los Angeles firefighters extricated Govea from his vehicle and tried saving him, but he died at the scene.
The other driver, a 21-year-old man, complained of pain and was treated at the scene.
Some lanes of Tampa and Chatsworth Street were shut down for the investigation by the Valley Traffic Bureau.
We send our deepest condolences to the family and friends Carlos Govea.
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