Monday, April 11, 2011

Pedestrian Fatality, Second Teen Seriously Injured

Incident: Injury Traffic Collision, Auto v. Pedestrians

Contact: Watch Commander (626) 574-5156

Date / Time of Press Release: April 10, 2011 – 9:45PM

On April 10, 2011 at about 6:40pm, Arcadia Police and Paramedics responded to an injury traffic collision in the 600 block of west Duarte Road. Preliminary investigation revealed that two 16-year-old girls were crossing Duarte Road on foot when they were struck by a vehicle travelling westbound on Duarte Road.

One of the girls died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. The other girl was treated and transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old Arcadia man is not being held at this time.

Cause of the collision is under investigation by the Arcadia Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team – refer Detective Hale (626) 574-5161.

Robert Guthrie, Interim Chief of Police

By: Bob Anderson, Lieutenant

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