Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal auto accident that occurred on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 12:30 A.M. in Long Beach.
According to detectives, a female, 57, and a male, 60, were walking northbound across E. Park Ave after exiting the Half Moon Restaurant and Bar, located at 22. E. Park Ave, Long Beach; when a 1999 Buick Century traveling west on E. Park Ave struck the two.
The female victim was pronounced deceased at the scene at 1236 A.M. by a Long Beach Fire Department EMT. The male victim, suffering from injuries including multiple fractures, a broken spine and a lacerated kidney was transported by Long Beach FD to a nearby hospital in critical but stable condition.
The 1999 Buick was operated by a 22 year old male. His vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is currently ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt. Bolitho/Homicide 01/05/19/0830/9962
The Homicide Squad has identified the female victim pronounced deceased at scene. She is identified as Julia M. Morales, 57, of Lindenhurst.
Details by D/Sgt. Bolitho/Homicide 01/05/19/1515/9962