A suspected drunken driver was arrested over the weekend after a crash in Pico Rivera left his 14-year-old passenger and one other driver lifeless.
A lady in her 60s was additionally critically injured within the two-car crash on Whittier Boulevard, east of Gregg Highway, round 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, Might 14.
A black Mercedes sedan heading east on Whittier Boulevard collided with a Honda sedan touring west, in line with Sheriff’s Sgt. Vincent Cisneros. He didn’t have particulars on what led to the crash.
The lady driving the Honda and the teenager driving within the Mercedes died whereas the Honda’s passenger, a lady in her 60s, was critically injured, Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Hernandez mentioned.
The coroner’s workplace recognized the 2 killed as Angelica Lopez, 62, of Whittier and Nathan Lizarraga, 14, of Whittier.
The person driving the Mercedes, 28-year-old Carlos Hernandez, was additionally harm however the lieutenant didn’t know the extent of his accidents.
Deputies arrested him on suspicion of homicide, driving beneath the affect and driving beneath the affect inflicting damage, Lt. Hernandez mentioned.
Reserving data present Carlos Hernandez is being held on the Inmate Reception Middle in Los Angeles in lieu of $2 million bail. He’s scheduled to look Tuesday at Downey Superior Courtroom.