• May 09, 2017

Ciara Smith Killed in Redondo Beach, CA, Bicycle/Bus Accident

Redondo Beach, CA -- May 5, 2017, Ciara Smith was fatally injured in , following an accident in which she was struck by an MTA bus on the highway.

Preliminary information released by the Redondo Beach Police Department indicate that the fatal incident happened at around 5:40 p.m. at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Knob Hill Avenue.

Investigators reported that 13-year-old Smith was riding a bicycle with a friend along Knob Hill. Approaching the highway, Smith reportedly entered the outside lane of the highway, crossing paths with an oncoming MTA bus. The bus did not avoid the girl in time, and it struck her in the roadway.

Smith was critically injured, and life-saving efforts from witnesses proved unsuccessful. She was eventually pronounced dead at the scene. Smith's friend was not involved in the accident.

At this time, no charges or citations have been reported. The exact factors contributing to the accident are under investigation.

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