Motorcyclist Dies after Colliding with Big Rig on 91 Freeway at Cherry Avenue
LONG BEACH, CA (June 6, 2021) – Hugo Gonzalez Martinez died in a traffic accident on Artesia (91) Freeway in Long Beach Friday morning, June 4.
The accident happened around 9:10 a.m. at the Cherry Avenue off-ramp. According to the California Highway Patrol, the 25-year-old victim from Long Beach was riding a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle. For unknown reason, he was ejected from his bike onto the roadway and rolled into the third lane of traffic.
While down in the roadway, a 2011 Freightliner big rig then struck Martinez.
As a result, Martinez suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the big rig was not injured.
At this time, CHP officials are still investigating the accident.
Our deepest condolences are with the family and friends of Hugo Martinez.
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