Westminster Man, 64, Killed in Long Beach Crash on PCH
LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 24, 2020) — A 64-year-old Westminster man died Monday in a crash at PCH and Anaheim Street after his car was struck by a speeding driver who was allegedly driving under the influence.
The Long Beach Police Department reported that prior to the crash, the victim was driving a red Kia Spectra northbound on Pacific Coast Highway. An eastbound driver in a silver Nissan Altima, who was reportedly speeding, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the Kia Spectra. Unfortunately, the driver in the Kia suffered fatal injuries.
The crash took place about 6:20 a.m. at PCH and Anaheim Street in Long Beach.
Meanwhile, the 38-year-old Long Beach man driving the Nissan and the 28-year-old Wilmington man who was his passenger both survived the crash with major injuries.
Both people who were in the Nissan were transported to a hospital in critical condition, but they are expected to survive.
So far police have not disclosed what charges the suspected drunk driver will face because he is badly injured and hospitalized.
Witnesses or anyone with information about the collision should contact Det. S. Loughlin of the Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigation Detail at 562-570-7355.
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