Two Car Collision on Fremont Ave.

South Pasadena Police Officer Jeff Holland said a seizure by driver may have contributed to accident

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | | A Honda CRV hit the curb and tree following a two-car accident on Fremont Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Officer Jeff Holland of the South Pasadena Police Department said the driver may have suffered a seizure, resulting in the car crossing lanes.

Southbound traffic on Fremont Avenue was redirected by officers onto Oxley Street Wednesday afternoon for about 40 minutes as police investigated a two-car collision, resulting in one hitting a tree.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | | South Pasadena Fire Department officials and police units were quick to the scene Wednesday afternoon following a traffic accident between two cars in the 1000 block of Fremont Avenue, near the South Pasadena Post Office.

A Honda CRV, traveling northbound on Fremont, crossed into the southbound lane in the 1000 block of Fremont Avenue and collided with a Forerunner Toyota before coming rest after hitting a tree. “Besides the seizure, I don’t believe there were any other injuries,” explained Holland, noting that small a boy was in a car seat but was not injured in the crash.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | | Officer Jeff Holland of the South Pasadena Police Department surveys the scene following a two-car collision that tied up traffic on Fremont Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

The driver of the Honda CRV was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital for treatment following the 5:30 p.m. accident.

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PHOTO: Bill Glazier | | Southbound traffic was closed on Fremont Avenue Wednesday afternoon as police department officials investigated a two-car accident that slowed traffic on the normally busy thoroughfare.