1 Dead in Long Beach Crash on Ocean Boulevard
LONG BEACH, CA (September 13, 2020) – Tuesday night, a man died in a motorcycle accident on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach.
The incident occurred at about 6:30 p.m. on Ocean Boulevard near Temple Avenue.
According to police reports, the man rode a 2008 Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle eastbound on Ocean Boulevard at a high rate of speed. However, he then tried to pass a slow-moving 2005 GMC Yukon as the GMC driver prepared to make a left turn to Temple Avenue from Ocean Boulevard.
Then, the rider hit the back of the SUV, then crashed into a 2003 Ford Ranger driving east on Ocean Boulevard.
When the emergency crews arrived at the scene, they located the motorcyclist in the eastbound lanes with severe injuries. Despite lifesaving efforts, the rider died at the scene.
Meanwhile, the authorities confirmed that the motorcyclist was a 23-year-old Long Beach resident.
Furthermore, the SUV and pickup truck driver remained at the scene and helped with the investigation.
Also, the authorities do not believe that alcohol, drugs, and/or distracted driving played a role in the accident
The crash remains under active investigation.
With heavy hearts, we at Sweet Lawyers send our thoughts and prayers to the family and community of the victim.
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