Fatal Crash in Pacoima
Over the weekend, there was a fatal and injury-causing crash in Pacoima. According to KTLA News Channel Five, the wreck happened on Sunday night near Mercer Street and Laurel Canyon Boulevard. Initial reports indicate that a white pickup truck and a Dodge Charger were involved. Apparently, the pickup truck was making a right turn from Mercer Street onto Laurel Canyon Boulevard, when it was hit by the southbound Charger on Laurel Canyon.
First responders rushed to the scene, where the pickup truck driver was pronounced dead. Emergency responders had to free two trapped occupants from the Charger, and in total, six people were injured. The wreck actually caused the Charger to crash into the side of an apartment building, where an 11-year-old boy was asleep. He was treated for injuries on the scene. This wreck is likely still under investigation with authorities.