On January 11, 2019, at approximately 8:36 p.m., officers responded to the area of Obispo Avenue and Broadway regarding a head on traffic collision between two vehicles, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
The preliminary investigation revealed the collision occurred when the driver of a Kia Soul was traveling south on Obispo Avenue south of Broadway when a Chevrolet Silverado was stopped facing north on the northbound side of the roadway, with his headlamps and flashers on, to pick up a co-worker. The driver of the Kia Soul then collided with the stopped Chevrolet Silverado. The collision caused the Kia Soul to also collide with an unoccupied Honda Civic that was parked along the west curb of the street.
Anyone who may information regarding this incident is asked to call Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigation Detail Detective David Whelan at (562) 570-7355. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.