Downey woman killed in traffic collision

DOWNEY – A 22-year-old Downey woman was killed Tuesday when the Lexus she was driving collided with a trash truck. The collision occurred at about 6:34 a.m. at the intersection of Woodruff Avenue and Imperial Highway. Police say the woman, who has not been publicly identified, was traveling eastbound on Imperial in a 1999 Lexus GS300 when she collided with the truck, which was making a left turn from westbound Imperial to southbound Woodruff.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver, a 44-year-old La Puente man, was not injured.

Police are still investigation the collision and did not say who was at fault. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Edwards at (562) 904-2339 or Sergeant Miller at (562) 904-2342.



Published: Jan. 1, 2015 - Volume 13 - Issue 38