Written by AARON CASTREJON
MONTEREY PARK – A Los Angeles teen was killed after crashing into an oncoming vehicle July 3, police said.
The crash occurred around 6:38 p.m. at Crest Vista Drive and Windover Way. The teen, identified as 17-year-old Ernesto Manzano Jr., was riding downhill at high speed against traffic. He reportedly collided into a northbound vehicle, according to the Monterey Park Police Department.
Manzano died at the scene.
“The driver of the vehicle stopped after the collision and is cooperating with the investigation. Alcohol and/or drugs are not believed to be a factor at this time,” according to the Monterey Park Police Department in a written statement.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to call the Monterey Park Police Department at 626-307-1200. Information can be provided anonymously by calling L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), through the P3 Tips mobile app, or at lacrimestoppers.org.