Serious Injury Single-Vehicle Traffic Collision

On Wednesday, January 31, at approximately 8:29 pm, Culver City Police

Officers, along with personnel from the Culver City Fire Department (CCFD)

responded to Jefferson Boulevard west of Hetzler Road regarding a radio call of

a solo vehicle traffic collision with occupants entrapped in the vehicle. Upon

arrival, they located a Toyota Camry that had collided with a tree. Officers

discovered a male adult driver, female adult front passenger, and male adult rear

passenger entrapped within the vehicle. Culver City Fire Department personnel

worked to extricate the three occupants of the vehicle. Jefferson Boulevard from

Duquesne Avenue to Hetzler Road was shut down in both directions while first

responders worked to rescue the vehicle occupants.

CCFD was able to extricate the vehicle occupants and life-saving efforts were

immediately performed while all three patients were transported to a local

hospital in critical condition. At 2:25 am Jefferson Boulevard was reopened in

both directions.

This traffic collision is being investigated by Traffic Accident Investigators from

the Culver City Police Department. The preliminary investigation suggests that

the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Jefferson Boulevard at a high rate of

speed, lost control, and collided with the tree. Evidence recovered at the scene

indicates that alcohol and speed may be contributing factors to the cause of the


At the time of this release, all three occupants are listed in critical condition and

receiving treatment for major injuries.


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