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Fatal Collision (12/25/12)

On December 25, at about 8:00 p.m., Pasadena Police Officers observed a silver SUV commit a traffic violation in the area of Claremont Street and Marengo Avenue. Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, however, the suspect driver failed to yield accelerating away from the officers at a high rate of speed.

A short time later the suspect vehicle collided with a mini van at the intersection of Marengo Ave and Maple Street. The mini van contained 5 occupants. As a result of the collision one adult female and one male child were killed. The three remaining victims were transported to local area hospitals.

The suspect vehicle contained four occupants. All were detained at the scene. The suspects required medical attention for moderate injuries and were transported to local area hospitals. The suspects were arrested for vehicular manslaughter. The Pasadena Police Department's Traffic Section is investigating the incident.

For More Information:
Watch Commander: (626)744-4620
Posted: 12/25/2012 09:05:00 AM