A 32-year-old Long Beach woman was killed in a high-speed crash Saturday morning near Del Amo Boulevard and Cherry Avenue, according to police.
Long Beach police officers were dispatched to the collision at 7:50 a.m. Saturday, said LBPD Sgt. James Richardson.
Tatiana Christina Flores was driving her 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe northbound on Cherry Avenue at a high rate of speed when she crashed into the rear of a 2015 Toyota Camry being driven by a 39-year-old Los Angeles woman, according to a police statement.
After colliding with the Camry, the driver of the Chevrolet lost control of her truck and swerved right, then left and then collided with a palm tree in the median, according to the statement. The driver died at the scene, Richardson said.
The driver of the Toyota and her 72-year-old passenger were uninjured in the crash.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact Detective David Lauro of the Long Beach Police Department’s Collision Investigation Detail at 562-570-7355.
This story has been updated with new details on the crash released by police Saturday night. City News Service contributed to this report.