Gerardo Samaniego Jr. Killed After Crashing Into Wall on 5 Freeway Near Terra Bella Street
Motorcyclists Were Fleeing from CHP Before Fatal Pacoima Accident
Pacoima, CA (September 19, 2019) – A motorcyclist died in a crash after fleeing from CHP officers in Pacoima. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of September 19 on the 5 Freeway.
Police were called after a group of about 10 motorcycles were doing tricks, recording video and blocking traffic on the northbound 5 Freeway. Two motorcycles were found in the area. CHP officers attempted to make an enforcement stop. One motorcycle crashed into a wall on the Terra Bella Street exit. The motorcyclist, identified as Gerardo Samaniego, Jr., 26, of Pacoima, died at the accident scene.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Gerardo Samaniego, Jr.