Child Killed in Solo Crash on Quay Ave; 2 Hospitalized
WILMINGTON, Calif. (August 27, 2018) – Devyn Em, 12, of Long Beach died in a collision that critically injured a 10-year-old young boy and hurt the driver when their white car crashed into a light pole Monday morning in the 200 block of North Quay Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The 19-year-old man driving the vehicle reportedly came upon a rough patch in the roadway as he drove westbound on Harry Bridges Boulevard. He lost control of the 2005 Lexus 250 they were riding in and crashed into the light pole about 11:10 a.m. this morning on North Quay Avenue.
The man was listed in “fair to serious” condition and both he and the other child were taken to a hospital. The child who died was trapped in the vehicle at the scene.
The cause remains under investigation by the South Traffic Division of the Los Angeles police department.
Los Angeles Crash Investigation
At this time, it is unknown what led to this crash because there were no other vehicles involved. Police are investigating whether a medical condition, a mechanical problem or driver error caused the accident.
We extend our heartfelt prayers to all those affected by this horrible crash.
It’s important to note that a qualified attorney would conduct a full investigation into the circumstances and ensure all responsible parties are identified.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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