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Motorcyclist Fatality

Post Date:12/01/2017 2:57 PM

Sgt. Dan Suttles, Media Relations
818-548-3140 (office)
818-484-1089 (cell)

Glendale, CA – On November 30, 2017, at 3:59 pm, the Glendale Police Department responded to Paloma Ave. and Verdugo Blvd. regarding a collision involving a motorcyclist.

Investigation revealed the rider, identified as 48 year old Simeon Hidalgo of Sylmar, accelerated eastbound on Paloma from a stopped position, lost control of his motorcycle and struck a parked vehicle against the south curb.

The Glendale Fire Department transported Mr. Hidalgo to Huntington Memorial Hospital, but he died a short time later. Mr. Hidalgo was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

The exact cause of the collision remains under investigation by Glendale Traffic Investigators. 

The Glendale Police Department strongly encourages all motorcycle riders to attend a motorcycle safety and training program.  Click on the link to view the California Motorcyclist Safety Program administered by the CHP.



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