September 16, 2021 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

Pedestrian Killed in Main Street Traffic Collision

Fatal traffic collision occurs at Main and Ashland in Santa Monica early Saturday morning

By Sam Catanzaro

A pedestrian was killed in a traffic collision on Main Street in Santa Monica over the weekend.

The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) reported the incident took place Saturday around 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of Main Street and Ashland Avenue. The collision involved a solo vehicle and female pedestrian.

“The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with officers. The unidentified victim was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries,” said SMPD Lieutenant Rudy Flores.

According to Flores, the driver was not arrested, was not impaired and no charges are being filed. Flores noted “that the pedestrian was outside of a crosswalk.”

The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has not yet released the identity of the victim.

The incident marked the second pedestrian to succumb to injuries sustained in a Santa Monica traffic collision in less than a week.

On August 2, a man was killed after being hit by a drunk driver in front of a sports bar. The driver in this incident was later charged with murder.

in News
Related Posts

Veteran Killed in Stabbing at Encampment Alongside West Los Angeles VA

September 15, 2021

September 15, 2021

Wednesday morning incident under investigation    By Sam Catanzaro A homicide investigation is underway following a stabbing at a homeless encampment...

Santa Monica Partners with McCabe’s Guitar Shop for a Reimagined Annual Concert Series

September 14, 2021

September 14, 2021

Americana in the Park, a New Free Concert Series Launches this September and October By Sam Catanzaro The City of...

Vaccine and Mask Mandates for Santa Monica College In-Person Classes this Fall

September 14, 2021

September 14, 2021

As Santa Monica College returns for the fall semester new protocols are in place, learn about campus capacity, vaccine and...

Santa Monica Beat – Will Big Blue Buses Accept Cash Fare Again?: September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * Will Big Blue Buses Accept Cash Fare Again? * Video Game...

Report Urges Against Splitting Santa Monica-Malibu School District

September 9, 2021

September 9, 2021

LA County Office of Education Division of Business Advisory Services releases report ahead of September 18 meeting By Sam Catanzaro...

Distinguished Speaker Series Expands to Long Beach, Celebrates 24 Years of Candid, Relaxed Evenings With Renowned Changemakers

September 7, 2021

September 7, 2021

Series features Former President George W. Bush in September, 24 years after his mother and former First Lady of the...

Two Classic Car Shows Are Coming To The Westside To Support Hispanic Heritage: Santa Monica Beat – September 7, 2021

September 7, 2021

September 7, 2021

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * Two Classic Car Shows Are Coming To The Westside To Support...

Road Rage Leads to Shooting in Santa Monica

September 7, 2021

September 7, 2021

Santa Monica police investigating September 6 incident By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica police are investigating an incident of road rage...

Santa Monicans Frustrated After Getting Ticketed for Return of Weekly Street Sweeping

September 2, 2021

September 2, 2021

Residents say they were not notified resumption of regular sweeping this week  By Sam Catanzaro Many Santa Monica residents are...

Pacific Park’s Ferris Wheel Salutes American Workers With A 130-Feet Tall Waving American Flag Over Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2021

September 2, 2021

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will honor American workers with the Ferris Wheel’s dazzling display of red, white...

Police Investigating Report of Shots Fired on Santa Monica Pier

September 1, 2021

September 1, 2021

SMPD investigating Tuesday night incident By Sam Catanzaro Police are investigating reports of shots fired on the Santa Monica Pier....

Body Found on Will Rogers State Beach

August 31, 2021

August 31, 2021

Body found early Sunday morning By Sam Catanzaro A body was found on Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades...

Man Arrested for Promenade Burglary, Released, Before Breaking Into Same Business Days Later

August 31, 2021

August 31, 2021

Jason Tyrone Strickland faces three counts of burglary By Sam Catanzaro A man faces three counts of burglary after getting...

Muscle Beach Receives $500,000 From L.A. Park Commissioners

August 30, 2021

August 30, 2021

The L.A. Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners has granted the iconic Muscle Beach with $500,000 learn what they plan...