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Hawthorne Police Department, CA
Monday December 15th, 2014 :: 01:44 p.m. PST

Advisory

PRESS RELEASE - FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION

On December 15, 2014, at approximately 3:30 am, Hawthorne Police Department officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of El Segundo Blvd in reference to a traffic collision. Upon arrival, officers learned that an “Access Services” mini-van carrying two passengers had been rear ended by a SUV with two occupants.

Unfortunately, one of the two passengers in the mini-van, a 49 year old female, was critically injured. Los Angeles County Fire and paramedics responded to the accident where they pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The victim’s name is being withheld at this time pending notification of the next of kin.

The driver of the van and its one other additional passenger were both transported to local hospitals for treatment of injuries. The driver of the SUV, a 21 year old female, as well as her male passenger, were also injured in the collision and transported to hospitals for treatment.

The Hawthorne Police Department Traffic Bureau responded and is continuing with its traffic investigation. As a routine part of their investigation, all aspects of the accident will be investigated including the possibility of DUI/drug impairment.

Address/Location
Hawthorne Police Department, CA
12501 S. Hawthorne Blvd
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 310-349-2700

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