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Pomona Police Department
Monday June 24th, 2019 :: 01:40 p.m. PDT


Pomona Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Collision


DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 23, 2019 1:33 PM

LOCATION: University Wy / Temple Ave

UNIT: Traffic Services Bureau

VICTIM: Male Adult (name withheld pending notification of next of kin)

On Sunday June 23, 2019 at about 1:03 PM, Pomona Police Officers responded to a call of a solo vehicle accident near University Wy and Temple Ave.  When officers arrived, they discovered the involved vehicle had struck a pole and caught on fire.  The Los Angeles County Fire Department extinguished the flames and airlifted the driver to an area hospital for further treatment.  His condition was listed as serious but stable.  No one else was located inside the vehicle.

This morning Traffic Investigators followed with the hospital in regards to the driver's status.  Unfortunately, hospital staff reported the driver was deceased.  The driver was identified at the scene.  However, it is unknown if any next of kin has been notified.  It is not known what caused this collision or if drugs or alcohol was a factor in this collision.  The Los Angeles County Coroner will conduct follow-up as well. 

This collision is being investigated by the Pomona Police Department's Major Accident Investigation Team.  Anyone with information about this collision is encouraged to call the Pomona Police Department's Traffic Services Bureau at (909) 802-7741 or (909) 620-2048.

Anyone with information that would aid in solving any crime is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-802-7741. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

Prepared by: Traffic Services Bureau

Pomona Police Department


Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-620-2155

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