|FILE-This March 29, 2012 file photo shows U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson during a session organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Mumbai, India. Police are investigating two traffic collisions allegedly caused Bryson that left him injured, authorities said Monday June 11, 2012. One of the crashes was under investigation as a felony hit and run, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's department and the San Gabriel Police Department said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade,File)|
Here are the details: On Saturday, June 9, 2012 at about 5:05PM a hit and run traffic collision occurred in the 400 block of South San Gabriel Boulevard in the City of San Gabriel. The City of San Gabriel is policed by the San Gabriel Police Department. Preliminary investigation indicates the collision was caused by Suspect John Bryson, who is the United States Secretary of Commerce.
Bryson drove into the neighboring city of Rosemead. Rosemead is policed by the Temple Sheriff's Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Bryson then allegedly caused a collision involving a second car at about 5:10PM while driving southbound on San Gabriel Boulevard at Hellman Avenue in the city of Rosemead, where he was found alone and unconscious behind the wheel of his vehicle. He was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County Fire paramedics and transported to a local hospital for medical aid where he w
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Two of the three males in the Buick (first collision) were treated by paramedics for complaint of pain.
The second vehicle that was struck was a Honda Accord occupied by a man and a woman, one of whom complained of pain as a result of the collision, but suffered no major injuries and declined medical aid.
There was minor damage to the Lexus and Honda Accord.
The investigation is in its preliminary stages. At this point in time, there is no indication that alcohol or drugs played a role in the collisions. All parties were cooperative with law enforcement.
Bryson’s vehicle was stored by San Gabriel Police Department officers pending investigation. The San Gabriel collision is under investigation as a felony hit and run.
Traffic investigators with the San Gabriel Police Department and Temple Sheriff's Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are jointly investigating the two traffic collisions.