By City News Service
A 24-year-old man exited a party bus in the middle of the Hollywood (101) Freeway near Universal City today and was killed, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
The body was reported in the southbound lanes, south of
Lankershim Boulevard, at 12:23 a.m. Sunday, according to CHP Officer Monica
“A party bus [a 2001 Ford F55] was southbound on the 101 near Barham [Boulevard] when, for an unknown reason, an individual exited the bus and was subsequently struck by an unknown number of vehicles,'' Posada said.
The CHP report did not disclose if the freeway traffic was moving.
Midnight weekend traffic jams on the 101 in Hollywood are not uncommon.
Paramedics arriving at the scene pronounced the man dead at 12:25 a.m., according to a department statement.