First responders on the scene of a fatal auto crash that happened near the intersection of 9th Ave. and Roosevelt Rd. on Aug. 24, at around 3:50 p.m. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 6:15 p.m.
At least one person is dead after a car traveling westbound near 9th Ave. and Roosevelt Rd. in Maywood struck a light pole, Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh said. The accident happened today at around 3:50 p.m., he said.
At the time of this report, authorities were in the process of temporarily shutting off access on Roosevelt Rd., from 1st Ave. to 17th Ave., in order to reconstruct the scene of the fatal crash. Bronaugh said an unidentified white male pedestrian was fatally struck . The car’s driver, an unidentified woman, was pried from the vehicle by firefighters.
More as this story develops. VFP