[FEATURE PAGE] Beverly Hills Crashes

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Documenting crashes on a deadly street

Timeline: Beverly Hills Crashes

Loma Vista Drive has been the site of three construction-vehicle accidents in just 8 weeks

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    Officers comb through wreckage of a crash on Friday, May 9, 2014 that killed an off-duty Los Angeles police officer on the same Beverly Hills road where a fellow LAPD officer died.

    March 7, 2014: LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee was killed and his partner, a female probationary officer, was seriously injured when a dump truck collided with their patrol car at the intersection of Loma Vista Drive and Robert Lane, near Doheny Road. A preliminary investigation showed the dump truck driver, who was also injured in the crash, may have lost control of the vehicle due to brake failure.

    May 2, 2014: A cement truck lost control on Loma Vista Drive near Drury Lane, crashing into several cars before flipping on its side. The driver was seriously injured.

    May 9, 2014: An off-duty police officer was killed when a cement truck crashed into his pick up truck at Loma Vista Drive near Doheny Road. The officer's name has not yet been released. The driver of the cement truck was also injured and was transported to a local hospital.

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