Long Beach pedestrian hit by 2 cars pronounced dead at scene – CBS Los Angeles
LONG BEACH (CBSA) – A man was fatally struck by two vehicles in Long Beach and motorists inside those vehicles remained at the scene to cooperate with police, authorities said Saturday.
Distracted driving, speeding and impaired driving do not appear to be factors in the crashes, the Long Beach Police Department reported.
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Officers were dispatched around 5:50 p.m. Friday to the Bellflower Boulevard and Beach Drive area. A 2002 Acura sedan traveling southbound on Bellflower Boulevard struck the pedestrian, who was attempting to cross Bellflower outside of a crosswalk.
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Immediately after being struck by the Acura, the pedestrian was then struck by a 2005 Honda Pilot. Both drivers remained at the scene and paramedics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.
The LBPD’s Collision Investigation Department urged anyone with information regarding the crashes to call them at 562-570-7355. Anonymous information can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477, or by visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org.
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