Willie Jackson was struck and killed in a collision with a pedestrian on Artesia Boulevard [Long Beach, CA]

A 48-year-old man was pronounced dead after a pedestrian accident on Orizaba Avenue

LONG BEACH, Calif. (February 18, 2022) – Thursday evening, 48 years old Willie Jackson was killed in a collision with a pedestrian on Artesia Boulevard.

According to the police, the accident occurred around 8:32 p.m., in the area of ​​Artesia Boulevard and Orizaba Avenue.

Eventually, officers arrived on scene and located a male lodged under a 2011 Lincoln MKS.

Long Beach firefighters arrived and extracted the critically injured victim from under the vehicle. However, due to the extent of his condition, doctors pronounced Jackson dead at the scene.

Investigators say the driver of an eastbound Lincoln struck the man as he lay in the roadway. Authorities only identified the driver as a 17-year-old without a license.

Additionally, the teenage driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. At this time, Long Beach officials are still investigating the incident.


The Sweet James team extends its warmest and sincere sympathies to the friends and family of Willie Jackson. May the memories of your loved one give you strength for the days ahead.


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