Fatal Scooter Crash at Silver Lake Boulevard and Effie Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 17, 2020) – A man who died in a scooter crash Wednesday morning has been identified by authorities as Timothy Stirton, 68, of Los Angeles.
The crash happened around 10:35 a.m. at the intersection of Silver Lake Boulevard and Effie Street.
According to police, a speeding Ford Explorer went through a red light at the intersection and hit Stirton who was riding on a motorized scooter on a green light. The SUV then struck a tree before crashing into the L&E Oyster Bar.
Stirton suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Meanwhile, the driver of the SUV, a woman in her 70s, and her passenger, a man in his 50s, were injured. Paramedics took them to a hospital for proper treatment.
Police said the SUV driver showed no sign of impairment and they did not arrest her.
Further investigation into this fatal crash is underway.
We hope the loved ones of Timothy Stirton are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support during this difficult time.
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