INGLEWOOD (CBS) — A man was killed Monday when he plowed his car into the rear of a sport utility vehicle in Inglewood, police said.
The collision occurred at 2:28 a.m. when the Toyota Camry driven by 49-year-old Kenneth Matthews of Los Angeles slammed into a Chevrolet SUV stopped for a red light on Centinela Avenue at Florence Avenue, said Inglewood police Lt. Oscar Serrano. The SUV driver was unhurt.
Matthews, who had been wearing a seatbelt, showed no sign of trauma after the crash, police said, and alcohol, drugs and speed did not appear to have been factors in the crash. Investigators theorize Matthews might have suffered from some type of medical emergency.
The cause of Matthews’ death was expected to be determined by the coroner’s office.
Anyone with information on the accident was urged to call Inglewood police traffic investigator Jeff LaGreek at (310) 412-5134.
Meanwhile, in an unrelated accident, a motorist was declared dead at the junction for the eastbound 118 Freewayand westbound 210 after an early-morning crash.
That crash involved an undertermined number of vehicles, according to the CHP.
Lt. Fred Corral of the coroner’s office identified the deceased as 27-year-old Jesus Escobedo-Martinez of San Fernando.
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