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Candido Rivera Suspect in Gardena Deadly Car Accident at Normandie and Century

Candido Rivera Suspect in Gardena Deadly Car Accident at Normandie and CenturyCandido Rivera Arrested After Police Chase Ends in Car Crash at Normandie Avenue and Century Boulevard

Gardena, CA (April 16, 2021) – Candido Rivera was convicted of murder in relation with a deadly car accident that occurred on January 9, 2018, in South Los Angeles.

According to My News LA, Candido Rivera was behind the wheel of a silver Honda CR-V. For reasons still unclear, the driver accelerated toward a patrol vehicle and intentionally hit the door.

Shortly after, a high-speed chase ensued. Our sources indicated the pursuit came to an end after Candido Rivera lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a utility pole at the intersection of Normandie Avenue and Century Boulevard.

First responders reportedly found the vehicle engulfed in flames.

Woman Killed in Los Angeles Fiery Car Crash, January 9

Per news article published online, a female passenger in the Honda sadly died as a result of the crash. Paramedics confirmed the woman died of blunt force trauma from the collision; and it did not appear that the ensuing fire contributed to her death.

Following an investigation, police arrested Candido Rivera. Authorities recently convicted the man of murder, fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle causing death, assault on a peace officer and hit-and-run driving resulting in property damage.

Now 32-year-old, Candido Rivera, serving a potential life prison term.


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