PORTER RANCH (CBSLA) – Two vehicles collided Saturday afternoon in Porter Ranch, killing a 47-year-old driver in one of the cars.
The collision was reported at 2:39 p.m. in the 10800 block of North Tampa Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey.READ MORE: Police: Michael Rhee Of Lake Forest Attacked Asian Woman, Believing She Was White, In Retaliation For Rise In Hate Crimes
One vehicle ran a red light while northbound on Tampa Avenue and was broadsided on the passenger side by a westbound vehicle on Chatsworth Street driven by a 21-year-old man, said Sgt. J. McGee of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Bureau. The broadsided vehicle then slammed into a pole in the center median crushing the driver’s side, he said.
The deceased driver was trapped inside a vehicle that crashed into a pole following the initial collision, Humphrey said.READ MORE: Standoff In Pasadena Ensues After Man Found Stabbed Several Times
The driver of the other vehicle was not injured, he said.
The ages and genders of the two drivers were not available.
Some lanes of Tampa Avenue and Chatsworth Street were shut down for the investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Bureau.MORE NEWS: Aquarium Of The Pacific Mourns Loss Of 20-Year-Old Sea Otter Maggie
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