Jose Niebla Hit and Killed by Vehicle on Rosecrans Avenue in Compton
Compton, California (May 17, 2021) – A pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Compton on Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on Rosecrans Avenue near South Castlegate Avenue at about 3 a.m. May 16, according to the California Highway Patrol.
70-year-old Jose Jesus Alvarez Niebla was walking in the area when he was hit by a 2008 Nissan Altima that was traveling eastbound on Rosecrans Avenue.
The impact of the collision threw the pedestrian into the rear of a 2007 Toyota Camry that was parked on the south curb of Rosecrans Avenue.
Niebla was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
No arrests were made.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.