1 Dead in Monterey Park Bicycle Crash near Crest Vista Drive
MONTEREY PARK, CA (July 7, 2020) – Early Monday night, 17-year-old Ernesto Manzano Jr. died in a bicycle accident near Crest Vista Drive.
According to reports, at around 6:40 p.m., Ernesto Manzano Jr. rode his bike against traffic. He traveled down a hill near Crest Vista Drive and Windover Way.
Unfortunately, he crashed “head-on” with a northbound vehicle, said the Monterey Park Police Department.
The bicyclist from Los Angeles succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Meanwhile, the driver remained at the crash scene and cooperated with the police. Moreover, the police ruled out drugs or alcohol as a factor in the fatal crash.
As the police continue to seek leads, they urge anyone with information to contact the Monterey Park Police Department’s watch commander at 626-307-1200.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of Ernesto Manzano Jr.
What Wrongful Death Attorneys Can Do
The Association of Safe International Road Travel reports that road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for people aged 1-54.
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