GLENDALE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities have identified a couple killed in a motorcycle crash while being pursued by California Highway Patrol officers.
Peter Tsueda, 38, of Altadena, and Suong Lam, 40, of Fountain Valley, crashed into the back of a van on the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway, just east of the junction with the Glendale (2) Freeway just after 9 p.m. Monday, according to the CHP and coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.READ MORE: LA County To Expand Access To Coronavirus Vaccine To More Essential Workers Starting Monday
Tsueda was driving, Winter said.
The pursuit began near the junction of the Ventura and Foothill (210) freeways in Pasadena at about 9 p.m. Monday when a CHP officer saw the motorcycle go by “at high speeds” and tried to pull it over, CHP Officer Ryan Bejar said. A short time later, the motorcycle crashed into the rear of a van that was going about 65 mph.READ MORE: Meet The Giltinis: LA's New Rugby Team to Open Play At Coliseum March 20
The van driver was not injured, Bejar said.
Anyone with more information about the crash can call (626) 296-8100.MORE NEWS: High Winds Expected To Continue Through Sunday For Parts Of SoCal
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