Traffic collision results in death of motorcycle rider

On Monday, May 9, shortly after 9pm, officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Home Street regarding an injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the 1999 Yamaha motorcycle ridden by Josue Corado, a 27-year-old resident of Norwalk, was traveling northbound on Long Beach Boulevard approaching Home Street when a 1995 Chevy pickup, driven by Josue Avalos, a 24-year-old resident of Long Beach, made a left turn onto Home Street from southbound Long Beach Boulevard in front of the motorcycle.
Upon colliding with the pickup truck, Corado was ejected from his motorcycle and came to rest a few feet away.
Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded to the collision and transported Corado to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Charges are pending against Avalos.
Those with information regarding this traffic collision are asked to call Long Beach Police Department Accident Investigations Detail Detective Sirilo Garcia at (562) 570-7355.


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