Redondo Beach Man, 48, Woman, 40, Among 3 Killed in Crash
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 24, 2021) — Christian Mendoza, 48, and Katie-Jay Scott, 40, both of Redondo Beach, and a man in his 50s were among three people who died Tuesday night in a 4-vehicle crash at Sepulveda Boulevard and Marine Avenue in Manhattan Beach.
Both people, who were in separate vehicles, were identified by the Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner’s office after family members had been notified.
The name of the third victim has not been released.
3 Dead; 3 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash
The violent, four-vehicle collision happened about 9:46 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, according to the Manhattan Beach Police Department. A driver in a white BMW was allegedly speeding when it collided with the other motorists. The impact caused a white Toyota Prius to reportedly crash into a nearby music store building during the collision. A gray Volkswagen and a fourth vehicle were among those involved. An engine from one of the cars came out of the car and crashed into a building.
Also, the fatal Manhattan Beach crash led to the closure of a section of Sepulveda Boulevard for several hours early this morning, KTLA News reports.
The Manhattan Beach Police Department sent deputies to the crash scene at Sepulveda Boulevard and Marine Avenue. They located Christian Mendoza in one vehicle, and Katie-Jay Scott and an unidentified man in his 50s were together in a second vehicle. Additionally, they reported two adults and a juvenile suffered injuries in the collision and required ambulances. They were all transported to a hospital in unknown conditions, according to CBS 2 News. One of them suffered major injuries in the collision.
One vehicle crashed into a nearby building and Sepulveda Boulevard.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of the collision as well as liability.
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