Garden Grove

Scooter rider dies after crash

 

A 30-YEAR-OLD scooter rider dies after an accident Tuesday night in Garden Grove (Shutterstock).

A man riding a motor scooter suffered fatal injuries when he collided with an automobile in Garden Grove Tuesday night.

According to Cpl. Paul Ashby, the incident took place just before 7 p.m. at Valley View Street and Lampson Avenue in the West Grove district. An automobile made a left turn in front of the scooter on a green light, causing the scooter to crash into right side of the vehicle.

The rider, identified as a Raul Monreal of Westminster, was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange where he was pronounced dead. The 24-year-old woman driving the auto remained on the scene until emergency personnel arrived. The one elderly passenger in the vehicle was not injured.

The GGPD Traffic Unit responded to the scene and conducted an investigation, which is ongoing. Witnesses to the accident are asked to call Ashby at (714) 741-5823.

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