Fatal Accident near Santa Fe Avenue Results in Fatality

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 5, 2021) – Early Sunday morning, a 37-year-old woman was killed in an auto collision on 10 Freeway.

The crash took place shortly after 5:00 a.m. on the eastbound lanes of the freeway. Officers arrived just west of Santa Fe Avenue, as per report.

Initially, there was a single-car collision, leaving a vehicle disabled in the traffic lanes.  According to the CHP, the driver of the disabled car fled the scene.

Afterwards, a 51-year-old man driving a 2006 BMW 328i struck the disabled car. His passenger, a Baldwin Park woman, was brought to the same hospital and died as a result of her injuries.

At this time, no further information has been released.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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