May 9, 1938: J Line LARY Wreck
Historic Caption: Collide at Intersection – Thirty persons were injured in Los Angeles when two trolley cars crashed at a street intersection. The car at the left failed to make a boulevard stop and struck the other car.
Research suggests this accident took place on May 9, 1938 on Jefferson Blvd. at one of three possible intersections: McClintock Avenue, Maphe Avenue or San Pedro Street. The car numbers are not visible in the photo.
Steve Crise Collection
I think it was the early summer of 1938 when I was young and lived in HP there was a large refuse pit in Vernon north of Leonis and east of Pacific.
One day a badly damaged yellow car was dumped into that pit.
I wonder if it was the same car in the picture.