A 34-year-old Beverly Hills woman was killed when a speeding Mercedes Benz triggered a two-vehicle crash southwest of Los Angeles, and the CHP Sunday said two survivors from that car fled in a third vehicle.
The crash was reported at about 10:30 p.m. at 120th Street at Harvard Boulevard, in the Athens section of unincorporated Los Angeles County, according to a California Highway Patrol crash report released Sunday.
The 34-year-old woman, driving a 1997 Honda, had been at a complete stop at the posted stop sign on Harvard Boulevard, northbound at 120th St., when she entered the intersection to make a left turn to travel onto 120th Street, the CHP reported.
As she entered the intersection, a speeding white 2016 Mercedes Benz going east on 120th Street struck the left driver’s side of her Honda.
The Mercedes went out of control and hit a wooden pole northeast of the intersection. Its driver and another man got our and
“After the collision, the unknown black male driver and escaped in a white BMW four-door sedan that had arrived at the scene, the CHP said.
The two suspects were described only as African-American men.
The Beverly Hills resident was pronounced dead at the scene.
The CHP’s West Los Angeles area office asked anyone who saw the crash to call them at (310) 642-3939.