15-Year-Old Girl Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision in Koreatown

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 3, 2022) – Sunday morning, 15-year-old Erica Menjivar was killed in a 2-car crash on New Hampshire Avenue.

The two-vehicle collision happened on the 300 block of North New Hampshire Avenue near Beverly Boulevard at about 9:00 a.m.

According to reports, an unidentified driver ran a red light and struck Menjivar. The impact then ejected her from the vehicle onto the roadway.

Despite life-saving efforts, paramedics pronounced Menjivar dead at the scene due to the extent of her condition. Emergency crews have not yet stated whether or not she was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

At this time, authorities have not released any more information regarding the deadly two-vehicle collision. Once available, further details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Erica Menjivar. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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