11:15AM | Police have released more details about a pedestrian versus automobile accident in Bluff Park on Sunday night that resulted in a female pedestrian being killed.
A preliminary investigation found that a white 1997 Ford Explorer, being driven by a 70-year-old Long Beach resident, was traveling westbound on Broadway when it hit an elderly Seal Beach woman at the intersection of Broadway and Orizaba Avenue at about 7:28PM, said the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) in a statement.
The female pedestrian, later identified as 88-year-old Shirley Hyman of Seal Beach, was attempting to cross Broadway at Orizaba in an unmarked crosswalk from the north curb when she was struck while in the westbound lanes of Broadway, police said.
The driver of the car that hit the woman immediately stopped his vehicle to check on the pedestrian, who was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and was pronounced dead that evening.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Long Beach Police Department's Collision Investigation Detective David Lauro at 562-570-7355.
March 9, 2015 9:32AM | A female pedestrian was killed Sunday night after she was hit by a car in the Bluff Park neighborhood, police said.
Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Nancy Pratt said the incident occurred at about 7:30PM in the area of Broadway and Orizaba.
The woman was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead, Pratt said.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the woman remained at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
No further information is currently available. Pratt said more details should be made available later today.