SOUTH EL MONTE, CALIFORNIA (July 24, 2017) – 49-year-old Tiffany Chiali Yi Ching was involved in a big-rig collision on the westbound 60 Freeway near Santa Anita Avenue Thursday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. (map)
The crash occurred at approximately 1:40 p.m. Yi Ching was travelling westbound along the 60 freeway in a 2018 BMW. A disabled tractor-trailer was parked on the right shoulder of the freeway near the Santa Anita off-ramp. Yi Ching made a movement to the right toward he Santa Anita off-ramp when she struck the right rear corner of the tractor-trailer, according to Officer J. Calder of the CHP’s East Los Angeles.
Rescue crews arrived at the scene. Yi Ching was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the big-rig suffered no injuries. An investigation is ongoing as to the cause of the collision.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends of Tiffany as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”