1 Dead, 2 Critically Injured In Torrance Motorcycle-Car Crash

TORRANCE (CBS)  — Authorities said Tuesday that a 24-year-old motorcyclist was killed and two people critically injured in a collision between the biker and a car  in Torrance.

The unidentified motorcyclist was going north on Anza Avenue about 1:40 p.m.

He collided with a vehicle going southbound that was making a left turn to eastbound Emerald Street, Torrance Police Department Lt. Jon R. Megeff said.

The motorcyclist was declared dead a the scene.

The intersection of Anza Avenue and Emerald Street was closed for three hours for investigation.

Anyone with information on the collision was asked to call the Torrance Police Department’s Traffic Division at (310) 618-5557.

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