TORRANCE (CBSLA) — A 34-year-old man suffered major injuries Saturday morning when he stepped in front of a motorist on Pacific Coast Highway in Torrance, authorities said.
The motorist in a Ford Fusion was traveling westbound on Pacific Coast Highway at Calle Mayor around 1:45 a.m. when the pedestrian, outside of the crosswalk, crossed in front of the car, said Sgt. Ronald Harris of the Torrance Police Department.
The pedestrian, a Torrance resident, was taken to an area hospital with major injuries. Police say drugs or alcohol did not appear to be a factor regarding the driver.
TORRANCE – The Coroner’s Office Saturday released the name of a 83-year-old motorist who was killed in a traffic crash in Torrance, while suffering a medical emergency.
He was driving a 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck that crashed into a power pole on Sepulveda Boulevard near Ocean Avenue shortly before noon on Sunday. He died at an area hospital, said Torrance police Sgt. Ronald Harris.
“It was discovered the driver … suffered a medical emergency prior to veering off the road and colliding with the power-line pole,” Harris said.