MONTEBELLO (CBSLA.com) — A motorcyclist was killed Friday afternoon in a hit-and-run crash on Washington Boulevard in Montebello, police said.
According to the Montebello Police Department’s Facebook page, a motorcycle was hit in the rear by a tan, four-door vehicle while both were traveling east on Washington Boulevard at a high rate of speed. The collision, near Bluff Road and Fourth Street, caused the motorcyclist to to hit a pole, while the tan vehicle fled into Pico Rivera.READ MORE: Authorities To Make ‘Major’ Announcement In Kristin Smart Disappearance Case
The motorcyclist died at the scene, police said.
Washington Boulevard was closed between Paramount and Montebello boulevards after the 4:45 p.m. crash, police said.READ MORE: 2 Men, Woman Arrested In West Covina After Catalytic Converter Theft In Irwindale Leads To Police Pursuit
From Sky2, Stu Mundel reported that the victim had not been transported from the scene as of 6 p.m.
Police asked that anyone with information that could help in the crash investigation call (323) 887-1313.
No further information was immediately available.MORE NEWS: LAUSD Reopens Campuses Tuesday For First Time Since March 2020
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