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Hit-&-Run In West Long Beach Leaves One Man Dead


A Long Beach man is dead after a hit and run collision in West Long Beach Thursday night.


Details:

Long Beach Police say the incident occurred on Dec. 22. in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Harbor Avenue at roughly 8:20 a.m. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a comatose adult male in the street suffering from injuries resulting from the crash.

  • The officers provided first aid until Long Beach Fire personnel arrived, who would also continue to administer medical attention and transport the injured man to a nearby hospital.

  • Investigators are saying a driver of a blue Honda Civic hit the pedestrian and "failed to yield" as the man was crossing the street on P.C.H "in a marked crosswalk," and the driver continued on their way heading east on P.C.H.

  • On Dec. 31, 2020, the Long Beach Police Department was informed the victim passed away at the hospital. The victim was identified as 62-year-old Long Beach resident James Herbert Lee Jones.



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