On May 2, 2018 at 9:58 p.m., Monterey Park Police officers responded to a call of a traffic collision in the 900 block of East Garvey Avenue.
A 75 year old female pedestrian was crossing Garvey Avenue just west of Elizabeth Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle travelling eastbound on Garvey Avenue. The Monterey Park Fire Department transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Monterey Park Police Department Traffic Bureau. The 69 year old male driver of the vehicle stopped after the collision and is cooperating with the investigation. Alcohol and/or drugs are not believed to be a factor at this time.
Investigators are asking that if anyone witnessed the collision, they contact the Monterey Park Police Department Watch Commander at 626-307-1200.
Sergeant David Elliott, Monterey Park Police Department