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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
PRESS RELEASE
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Feb 25, 2014
Fatal Traffic Collision


On February 21, 2014, at approximately at 6:00 P.M., the Fountain Valley Police Department responded to the intersection of Slater Avenue and Magnolia Avenue regarding a traffic collision between a motorcyclist and an SUV. Officers arrived and found an injured male motorcyclist and summoned paramedics to the scene. Paramedics transported the motorcyclist to a local hospital for traumatic injuries, and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Investigation revealed the motorcyclist was W/B Slater approaching Magnolia. The SUV made a left turn from E/B Slater onto Magnolia. Multiple witnesses indicated the motorcyclist ran the red light at Magnolia and collided with the SUV. The motorcyclist was ejected onto the street. Preliminary investigation did not show that alcohol or drugs contributed to the collision. The motorcyclist was identified as 22 year old Hovig Akmakjian of Santa Ana. Investigation is on-going. Any witnesses to the collision are encouraged to contact the Fountain Valley Police Department at 714-593-4484 to provide additional information.


Sgt. Desantis
(714) 593-4485
FVPD Case Number: 14-0743

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