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Police-involved car crash investigated

October 23, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A traffic investigation was underway Friday after a Brentwood woman died, following a crash with a Los Angeles Police patrol car.The accident happened on Oct. 15, just before midnight, along the intersection of Glendon Avenue at Venice Boulevard.

Devin Petelski, 25, was driving along Glendon, when the cruiser slammed into her driver's side door.

The impact caused the cruiser to spin off into a tree and a traffic sign.

Two officers in that cruiser were injured. The driver fractured his hand and suffered lacerations to his elbow, and his passenger suffered abrasions.

Petelski suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital where she remained on life support until she was taken off Oct. 17 and pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or has information is asked to call the LAPD at 1-877-LAPD-24-7. (1-877-527-3247)


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