Firetruck Collision on Compton Boulevard Left Four Firefighters Injured

COMPTON, CA (September 6, 2023) – Early Tuesday morning, Asia Allen-Bookman and one other were killed in a racing crash on Avalon Boulevard. The deadly collision happened on September 5th, at around 12:30 a.m., at the intersection of South Avalon Boulevard and East Compton Boulevard. According to reports, a blue PT Cruiser racing westbound on Compton Boulevard collided with a northbound firetruck on Avalon Boulevard. Police spotted two other vehicles going at about 80 mph in the area prior to the crash. Unfortunately, the man and a woman inside the PT Cruiser sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. Authorities identified the deceased woman as 26-year-old Asia Allen-Bookman. However, the identity of the deceased 28-year-old male remains undisclosed. Meanwhile, paramedics transported the four fighters inside the truck to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for minor injuries. Police have not provided any details regarding the other drivers and vehicles involved in the illegal street race. Additionally, the family of Asia Allen-Bookman has created a GoFundMe page to support the cost of her funeral.
That Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of Asia Allen-Bookman and the other victim. May the memories of them give you strength in the days ahead.
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