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Fatal Traffic Collision
Oct 24, 2016
Fatal Traffic Collision

On Monday, October 24, 2016 at 9:08 a.m., Alhambra Police Department’s Dispatch Center was advised of a traffic collision at Main Street and Third Street.

     Alhambra Police Department News Release

         Jackie Gomez-Whiteley, Interim Chief of Police                           211 South First Street
         626 570-5131                                                                                      Alhambra, CA  91801

   

    SUBJECT OF PRESS RELEASE: Fatal Traffic Collision
    DATE OF RELEASE:  October 24, 2016
    PERSON RELEASING THIS INFORMATION: Commander Jennifer Wiese (626) 570-5151

     PDF OF RELEASE: Click here

On Monday, October 24, 2016 at 9:08 a.m., Alhambra Police Department’s Dispatch Center was advised of a traffic collision at Main Street and Third Street. The collision involved a pedestrian and an Orange Ford Cargo  Van. The pedestrian was proceeding northbound on Third Street, crossing Main Street inside the marked crosswalk, when the collision occurred. The vehicle, which was occupied by an adult male driver, was making a left turn to proceed eastbound on Main Street.
 
The pedestrian, has been identified as 69-year-old Tien Anh Chung of Alhambra, sustained life-threatening injuries during the collision. She was transported to a trauma center by Alhambra Fire Department personnel, but succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 10:53 a.m.
 
The driver of the Ford Van has been identified as 38-year-old Astorga Noe of Bellflower who remained on scene and was cooperative with investigators.  The driver of the vehicle did not require medical attention. Although the investigation is still open and ongoing, it does not appear that drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.
 
The Alhambra Police Department Traffic Bureau continues to investigate this traffic collision.  Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is urged to contact Officer Cisneros of the Alhambra Police Department Traffic Bureau at 626-570-5119.     
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