Officers responded to the scene of a multiple vehicle collision on Thursday, May 9 involving a fatality. Occurring in the early morning hours, the driver of a red Pontiac tried to make an illegal U-turn onto West Roscoe Boulevard in Northridge. The driver was not successful in completing the turn, however, causing an oncoming vehicle to strike another car that flipped, trapping the driver.
The driver of the overturned vehicle was taken to a local hospital where he later died. Numerous occupants were seriously injured in the car accident. Officials report that the driver of the Pontiac may have been under the influence of alcohol, as alcoholic beverages were discovered in the vehicle.