LONG BEACH – A 49-year-old man driving a pickup truck was fatally injured in a two-vehicle crash in Long Beach, authorities said Sunday.
The victim was driving a 1998 Toyota pickup truck westbound on Ocean Boulevard, making a left turn southbound onto Termino Avenue, when he failed to yield to an oncoming 2014 Toyota Corolla that was going eastbound on Ocean, the Long Beach Police Department reported.
Officers were dispatched to the crash scene at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday.
Paramedics rushed the victim, who was a resident of Compton, at an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.
The person driving the Corolla, a Cerritos resident, stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Police said that neither alcohol, drugs nor distracted driving are believed to be factors in the crash.
The LBPD’s Collision Investigation Detail urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 562-570-7355 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.