SIMI VALLEY: Fatal Crash with Uber Driver at Sycamore Drive and Cochran; Heather Monroe Killed
SIMI VALLEY, California (January 1, 2017) – One was killed and three others were injured after a traffic collision early Sunday in the area of Sycamore Drive and Cochran Street, according to Daily News
The accident involving two vehicles took place about 2:11 a.m.
As per the article, police said a Scion tC was going south on Sycamore Drive when it entered the intersection and collided with a Nissan Maxima driven by a female Uber driver. The Nissan was headed east on Cochran Street at the time.
A passenger in the Scion, 30-year-old Heather Monroe, died at the scene. Monroe was a resident of Simi Valley and a Los Angeles Police Department Devonshire Division Officer.
Police added that three people were transported to an area hospital with injuries considered as non-life-threatening. Their identities and current conditions remain unclear at this time.
Per the Daily News, police officials believe that one of the vehicles likely ran a red light ultimately causing the collision. Authorities were able to confirm that the Uber driver who has not been named was indeed sober and not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol.
The Simi Valley Police Department will be investigating the incident.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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