1 Killed in Inglewood Car Accident on Manchester Avenue
INGLEWOOD, CA (June 16, 2020) – Early Sunday morning, a passenger died in a single-vehicle crash on Manchester Avenue in Inglewood.
The fatal crash occurred just after 2:30 a.m. on Manchester Avenue and 11th Avenue. Moreover, the police suspect that the male driver traveled under the influence of “a combination of alcohol and drugs.” As a result, he hit a tree and killed his passenger.
“Upon arrival, officers located a solo vehicle involved in the collision involving a tree,” the statement from the Inglewood Police Department said.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics declared the passenger dead at the scene. Initially, reports described the passenger ad a man.
Furthermore, the driver sustained injuries and required hospitalization.
“During the investigation, it was determined that the driver of the vehicle was operating the vehicle while under the influence of a combination of alcohol and drugs,” the police revealed.
At this time, the police did not reveal the identity of the male driver.
As the authorities continue to investigate, they ask for the public’s help. They are encouraging any witnesses, or anyone with information to call Inglewood Police Department Traffic Investigator Ryan Green at 310-412-5134. For anonymous tipsters, they can turn to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
We at Sweet Lawyers send out our heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.
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