An elderly motorist died Saturday afternoon after her car collided with another vehicle in a Garden Grove intersection, authorities said.
The accident occurred at about 3 p.m. at Belgrave Avenue and Springdale Street when Helen Altergott, 87, of Garden Grove, turned left onto Springdale Street in front of oncoming traffic.
Altergott was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries at Los Alamitos Medical Center, said Sgt. Paul McInerny of the Garden Grove Police Department.
A passenger in Altergott's car and the driver of the other vehicle were not injured in the crash, McInerny said.
Witnesses are asked to call the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5823.