• Matt Esnayra

1 Dead After Car Crashes Into a Long Beach Bus Stop

A woman waiting at the bus stop was struck and killed by a car whose driver lost control on Cherry Ave and 7th Street Friday afternoon, police say.


According to investigators, the crash occurred around 2:40 p.m Friday, when a 38-year-old Long Beach resident driving a 2017 BMW hit a white SUV, driven by a 69-year-old Fontana resident, at the intersection of Cherry Ave and 7th Street. The SUV driver lost control and smashed into the bus stop outside of Pizza Palace killing a woman waiting for her ride.

  • Police say both drivers remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation.

  • The LBP reported that a witnesses said the victim was holding a pizza at the time of the accident.

  • Alcohol, drugs, and distracted driving were not a factor in the crash.

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