Elderly Woman Dies after Crashing Several Vehicles in Long Beach
LONG BEACH, CA (February 8, 20231) – Jenny Zavatsky was killed in a high-speed crash in Long Beach Saturday afternoon on February 4.
The fatal crash happened around 2:30 p.m. at Spring Street and Palo Verde Avenue. According to the Long Beach Police Department, Zavatsky was driving a Lincoln Continental at a high rate of speed when she drove through a parking lot. She then struck four parked vehicles, two of which struck a 68-year-old man and a 10-year-old boy.
The Lincoln then struck a tree in the 2900 block of Palo Verde Avenue, where firefighters had to extricate Zavatsky from the car.
Paramedics rushed Zavatsky to a hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries. She was 90 years old.
The 68-year-old man was taken to a hospital in serious condition and the 10-year-old boy suffered minor injuries. He was released to his parents.
An investigation is ongoing. Detectives urged anyone with further information about the crash to call them at 562- 570-7355. Anonymous tips can be made through Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or by visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.
We send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Jenny Zavatsky.
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