Car crashes into tree, fence, garage in South Wrigley, police say

A woman crashed her vehicle into a residential garage in South Wrigley this afternoon, striking a fence and tree before colliding into the garage, authorities said.

Long Beach police spokesperson Allison Gallagher said the crash happened at about 3:41 p.m. at a home on the corner of Oregon Avenue and Burnett Street.

A neighbor who did not give her name said she didn’t see the crash but heard it from inside her home.

“It sounded horrible, an awful crunch,”  she said.

The Long Beach Fire Department transported the driver to a local hospital for minor injuries, police said. There were no other injuries.

Police did not say whether any drugs, alcohol or distracted driving were factors in the crash. The investigation remains ongoing.

A tow truck driver prepares to remove the damaged white convertible on July 5, 2021. Photo by Cheantay Jensen.

A photo of the damage shows the wooden fence and garage broken. Photo by Cheantay Jensen.


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Cheantay Jensen is reporter and award-winning videographer who covers entertainment, art, food and culture for the Hi-lo section of the Long Beach Post. And sometimes breaking news, you know, just to keep things interesting.