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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

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Multi-Fatal Traffic Collision NR21072wc

North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division detectives are seeking additional information regarding a fatal traffic collision.

On Saturday, March 13, 2021, around 6:26 p.m., a gray 2005 Saturn ION, with three occupants, was travelling southbound Vineland Avenue at Oxnard Street. The vehicle crossed over onto the northbound traffic, ran off the roadway and collided with a pedestrian and parked vehicles. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene of the collision and pronounced a pedestrian and one of the three passengers of the Saturn dead. The occupants in the Saturn were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The identities of the decedents will be withheld pending notification to their next-of-kin.

Drivers are reminded to obey the rules of the road and to be alert and attentive while operating a motor vehicle and to drive at a safe speed.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Detective II Buenaventura at 818-644-8035 or Officer Reyes at 818-644-8114. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.



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