SILVER LAKE — A collision this afternoon at Sunset Boulevard and Micheltorena Street left one person dead and another in critical condition, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. Both persons were on a motorcycle when they collided with an automobile at about noon.
Sunset Boulevard was closed in both directions near the scene for several hours.
Update: The motorcyclist and his passenger were headed westbound on Sunset when a 71-year-old driver of a Toyota RAV4 heading eastbound turned left in front of them at Micheltorena, said Sgt. Rares Isai with the LAPD Central Traffic Division. The driver of the Toyota remained at the site of the crash.
The male driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 26-year-old female, was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
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