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Semi-Truck Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run in North LB



Police are searching for a truck driver who they say struck and killed a female bicyclist Wednesday night in North Long Beach.


What Happened:

  • A 56-year-old Bellflower resident was hit by a semi-truck while riding her bicycle at the intersection of Artesia Blvd and Downey Avenue in North Long Beach.

  • Officers reached the scene at roughly 9:00 p.m and found a female victim who had suffered “serious injuries.”

  • LBFD provided life-saving measures, but the victim later died at the scene due to her injuries.

  • The semi-truck driver fled the crash scene, and police say the vehicle was described as having a white-colored cab and large white-colored trailer.