Motorcyclist Dead after Traffic Incident

One motorcyclist died in a traffic collision near north Wrigley on Sunday afternoon.

Around 1:45 p.m., officers arrived near Magnolia Avenue and 32nd Street to investigate a traffic collision involving a motorcycle and vehicle.

Upon arrival, officers located a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle that had struck a 2017 Honda Civic on Magnolia Avenue at the intersection with 32nd Street. Officers located the driver of the motorcycle and a citizen who was performing life-saving measures. The Long Beach Fire Department arrived on scene and performed life-saving actions toward the motorcyclist, but the motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The motorcyclists identity is yet to be known and released to the public.

Initially, investigators on the scene found that the 2001 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling northbound on Magnolia Avenue at a high rate of speed. The 2017 Honda Civic stopped at the stop sign on 32nd Street before continuing westbound across Magnolia Avenue.

The Yamaha motorcycle struck the Honda Civic in the middle of the intersection.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office will conduct their own investigation to identify the motorcyclist and notify next of kin.

The driver of the Honda Civic was identified as a 71-year-old female resident of Long Beach who stayed on scene and cooperated with the investigation.

The incident is being actively investigated by police officials.