Los Angeles, CA

Fatal motorcycle collision in Boyle Heights

-Ellie-

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On Monday at 6:22 pm a fatal motorcycle crash was reported at 3146 E Olympic Blvd near E 7th St & Hollins St.

A Citizen app user shows video of a damaged motorcycle on the sidewalk due to a crash.

Emergency Medical Services at the scene have reported a person pronounced deceased from the collision.

Police have closed traffic on S Boyle Ave and 7th St. to address the scene.

Further information on the victim or the accident is not currently available.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in LA

Fatal motorcycle occurrences have occurred frequently in 2021, though comparison statistics for 2020 and 2021 are not currently available.

On June 26, A 44-year-old widowed father of two children was killed last Saturday morning when his motorcycle and a car collided on Chino Hills Parkway, west of Pipeline Avenue in Chino Hills.

On June 27, A 31-year-old man was killed Saturday night when he tried to make a left turn on his motorcycle into the path of another vehicle, according to preliminary information from the LAPD.

On June 28, a Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter was called in to assist with a traffic collision involving a motorcycle north of Pyramid Lake, prompting lane closures on the northbound side of Interstate 5.

Accordin to California’s office of traffic safety, motorcycle fatalities decreased 9.4% from 523 in 2018 to 474 in 2019. Motorcyclist deaths from not wearing a helmet decreased 18% from 34 in 2018 to 28 in 2019.

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