IRVINE, Calif. (September 13, 2022) – Irvine Police are investigating a traffic collision that occurred on September 6, between a vehicle and a man riding an electric scooter. The man riding the scooter sustained grave injuries and died on September 12.
Just after 9 p.m. on September 6, Irvine Police Department and Orange County Fire Authority personnel were called to a traffic collision at the intersection of Barranca Parkway and Redhill Avenue. The man riding the scooter, 19-year-old Boyue Huang of Irvine, was transported to a local hospital where he died six days later.
While the cause of the collision remains under investigation, drug intoxication may have been a factor in the collision. The driver of the vehicle, 37-year-old Rhett Zerboni of Anaheim, was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
Anyone with information related to the collision should contact Detective Chris Ostrowski at email@example.com or 949-724-7047.