Max Gonzalez, 21, Dead in Sunland-Tujunga Crash at Foothill Boulevard and Rhodesia Avenue
SUNLAND-TUJUNGA, California (July 3, 2016) – A 21-year-old motorcyclist killed in a collision Saturday afternoon at Foothill Boulevard and Rhodesia Avenue has been identified as Max Gonzalez, according to Los Angeles Daily News.
The crash was reported at about 1:50 p.m.
As per the article, Los Angeles police said Gonzalez was riding his motorcycle west on Foothill Boulevard when apparently at the same time a Mercedes Benz C230, which was also headed westbound, made a U-turn in front of the motorcyclist.
The 21-year-old La Crescenta rider then collided with the Mercedes.
Police affirmed Gonzalez was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, the 61-year-old woman driving the Mercedes at the time stayed at the scene and was unharmed.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We are deeply saddened by the news of this tragedy. We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of Max Gonzalez during such a difficult time.
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