Detectives Investigating Traffic Fatality


DECEASED MOTORCYCLE DRIVER: Charrise Tosha Griffith-Melendez, 5/19/1977

DRIVER OF THE VAN: Enrique Acosta, 06/30/1938

DETAILS: The van was traveling out of 4714 Habana (Legend Oaks Apt) to turn North on Habana. The motorcycle was traveling south on Habana in the outside lane. The motorcycle driver switched to the inside lane as the driver of the van turned out of the complex where they collided. The motorcycle driver was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital where she died. The driver of the van was not injured. The crash is under investigation.

The 911 call originally came into the dispatch center as a vehicle vs. bicycle crash, but once officers arrived on scene, they determined the vehicle is classified as a motorcycle. Habana is open to traffic.

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