West Hills

Motorcycle Rider Killed in Violent Crash in West Hills

A motorcycle rider being followed by police slammed head-on into a car at an intersection.

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A motorcycle rider being followed by police struck a car at an intersection. Video broadcast. Friday Jan. 21, 2022.

A motorcycle rider traveling at incredibly high speeds while being followed by authorities crashed into a car, flipped off and died Thursday in the San Fernando Valley.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Topanga division responded to the crash.

The LAPD was following a stolen motorcycle in the West Hills area when the rider, traveling very fast, crashed into a maroon sedan.

The crash occurred at 22800 W Roscoe Blvd., leaving the rider dead. Two others suffered injuries, but it wasn't clear how severe the injuries were.

The rider's identity was not immediately known.

Aerial images from NewsChopper4 showed a mangled maroon sedan and motorcycle.