Christian Mendoza, Gabriel Stauring, and spouse Katie-Jay Scott Death – Authorities have identified 48-year-old Christian Mendoza, Gabriel Stauring, and spouse 40-year-old Katie-Jay Scott, of Redondo Beach as the victims who were involved in a multi-car crash on Sepulveda Boulevard on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. The fatal incident took place at about 9:45 p.m. at the intersection with Marine Avenue, according to authorities.
Manhattan Beach police Officer Wilbert Pereira explained how the accident took place in a press conference. “One vehicle that was traveling at a very high rate of speed broadsided another, and caused a chain reaction with the other vehicles involved,” Pereira said. “We do have a couple of witnesses, including some of the survivors involved.”
When the police arrived at the scene the three people were already dead. The paramedics rushed three people to local hospitals, including two adults and a child. One of the patients suffered critical injuries and two were sustained serious injuries. Police expect them to survive. One of the witnesses said that one of the involved vehicles may have run a red light. This incident is still under investigation.