Motorcyclist Killed in Crash into SUV Changing Lanes on Lakewood Boulevard
LONG BEACH, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2019) – Corey Haggerty, 25, of Lakewood, died Monday in a collision between his motorcycle and an SUV in Long Beach.
The crash was reported to police at 12:08 p.m. at Lakewood Boulevard and Willow Street, according to the Long Beach Police
Police say the SUV had just exited the southbound 405 Freeway onto Lakewood and was traveling southbound. The driver changed lanes in front of the motorcyclist to get into the left-hand turn lane. The motorcyclist was unable to avoid the collision with the SUV. He was ejected from his 2012 Honda CBR 600 motorcycle in the middle southbound lanes of Lakewood Boulevard. Long Beach firefighters responded and pronounced him dead at the
scene, police said.
Investigators do not believe the driver of the SUV was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the collision,” according to a
Police added that the motorcyclist had an expired driver’s license, which did not have a motorcycle endorsement.
The southbound and northbound 405 Freeway off-ramps were closed for the investigation until about 3:45 p.m., according
Witnesses are urged to call Long Beach police Detective Steve Fox at (562) 570-7110.
We offer our thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
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