By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man riding a scooter was struck and killed in South Los Angeles early Friday morning.

Dec. 3, 2021. (CBSLA)

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The collision occurred at Flower Street and Adams Boulevard at about 5 a.m., near the 110 Freeway, about five blocks from the USC campus.

According to Los Angeles police, a car appeared to hit a utility box and topple a light pole before striking the scooter.

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The victim was not immediately identified.

The driver of the car and a passenger remained at the scene. They have been detained for questioning.

It’s unclear if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

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An LAPD official told CBSLA that investigators will be reviewing nearby L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) cameras for possible video footage of the crash.