Silverio Vasquez Jr. Fatal Long Beach Crash Ninth Street, Anaheim Street

Silverio Vasquez, Jr. Fatal Long Beach Crash  Ninth Street, Anaheim Street

Man Killed in Crash on West Ninth Street ID’d

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2023) – Silverio Arturo Vasquez, Jr., 64, of Los Angeles, was identified as the driver who died in a collision with a big rig truck on West Ninth Street in Long Beach.

The two-vehicle traffic accident occurred at about 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11th at the intersection of Anaheim Street and West Ninth Street, according to the Long Beach Post.

Silverio Arturo Vasquez was driving a 2009 Lexus ES350 northbound on West Ninth Street.

Meanwhile, a driver in a 2014 Volvo semi-truck was heading southbound on the same street.

Police believe that Vasquez made an unsafe turn towards westbound Anaheim Street and crashed head-on with the truck. Paramedics responded, but the Los Angeles man died at the scene.

The 30-year-old Santa Ana man driving the truck stopped and cooperated with police and the investigation.

Authorities are investigating the crash and believe that speed is a contributing factor in this collision, according to the report.

Witnesses are asked to call Detective Kevin Johansen at 562-570-7355, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website

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