Brianna Pugh Identified as Victim Killed in Hermosa Beach Car Accident at Artesia and Sepulveda Boulevards
Hermosa Beach, California (October 23, 2019) – Brianna Pugh, 24, has been identified as the woman who died in a two-car accident that happened early Wednesday morning in Hermosa Beach.
The fatal crash took place at about 3:00 a.m. at the intersection of Artesia and Sepulveda boulevards.
According to the authorities, two vehicles collided at the Hermosa Beach intersection for undetermined reasons. As a result of the crash, both vehicles sustained significant damage and came to a rest on a sidewalk.
One of the parties involved, Pugh, was killed in the accident.
Authorities said one of the drivers, suspected of being under the influence, was injured in the crash. The extent of injuries sustained by the suspect was not immediately provided.
The crash caused the closure of the northbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway between 21st Street and Artesia Boulevard for several hours. The roadway was reopened as of 9:00 a.m.
An investigation into the accident is underway.