Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Artesia Boulevard in Long Beach
LONG BEACH, CA (May 28, 2021) – A woman was killed in a pedestrian accident on Artesia Boulevard in Long Beach Wednesday evening, May 26.
The accident happened around 9:15 p.m. at the intersection with Orange Avenue. According to the Long Beach Police Department, the female pedestrian was crossing northbound on Artesia near a crosswalk on the west side of the intersection.
A 1997 BMW 528i traveling westbound on Artesia then struck the woman. The driver, a 29-year-old Long Beach man, immediately stopped and called 911.
Paramedics arrived soon after and pronounced the woman dead at the scene. The identity of the victim was not immediately available.
The pedestrian was crossing against a red signal and upraised red hand indicating, `Don’t Walk,’ ” police said.
Police said alcohol, drugs and distracted driving are not believed to be a factor in the collision and the driver had a valid license.
At this time, the accident is under investigation.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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