Gardena Police Officer Toshio Hirai, 34, Dies After Harbor City Accident
LOS ANGELES (November 16, 2018) – A police officer who was critically injured after a traffic collision near Western Avenue and 238th Street in Harbor City Wednesday has died, according to KTLA and CBS Los Angeles.
The deceased victim has been identified as 34-year-old Gardena Motorcycle Officer Toshio Hirai.
As per the reports, officials said Officer Hirai was riding a motorcycle when for an unknown reason he collided with a vehicle near the intersection of Western Avenue and 238th Street.
Motorcycle and Car Crash in Harbor City, Nov 14
Los Angeles Fire Department personnel along with the paramedics responded to the scene and immediately took Officer Hirai to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center where he was pronounced dead on Thursday.
He was a 12-year veteran of the police department.
The 17-year-old girl driving the car was also transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries. The accident, which remains under investigation, took place at approximately 7:50 a.m.