A motorcyclist was killed in a fatal traffic accident at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard on the morning of Oct. 26, shutting traffic down for several hours while authorities completed an investigation.
According to Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) Lieutenant Giovanni Trejo, a black SUV was traveling eastbound on Wilshire Boulevard when the car collided with a motorcycle traveling eastbound. The motorcyclist was treated on scene by paramedics and later died at the hospital.
Trejo said that although several occupants were in the SUV, none were injured, and the damage to the vehicle was minimal. The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.
The intersection was closed from the time of the accident until around noon. Anyone with information about the crash is urged to call BHPD at 310-550-4591.