Cypress Police Department

Cypress Police investigating fatal traffic collision

On 02-25-2023 at approximately 4:26 PM, Cypress PD responded to the intersection of Walker Street and Orange Avenue in Cypress regarding a traffic collision involving a Tesla SUV and a Ford Flex.

Upon arriving to the scene, officers located a driver and passenger in the Tesla who were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Ford Flex was transported to UCI with severe injuries.

Members of the STAR (Serious Traffic Response Team) responded and are actively investigating the collision. At this time, it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a contributing factor. This intersection will remain closed and it is unknown when it will reopen.

Any witnesses with information about this fatal traffic collision are encouraged to contact Traffic Investigator Officer B. Lemmon at (714)-229-6603 or

We remind you all to please drive safely all year round but especially during the rainy weather.

This article was released by the Cypress Police Department.