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Arcadia DUI Driver Leaves One Fatality

ARCADIA, CA (August 12, 2021) Authorities are investigating a DUI crash in Arcadia last Friday that took the life of one driver and injured one passenger.

The incident happened around 10:50 p.m. on August 6 at the intersection of Baldwin Avenue and Las Tunas Drive.

Unfortunately, authorities pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, medical personnel transported the injured passenger to Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena.

However, the occupants of the second vehicle remained unharmed but were suspected to be intoxicated, according to the police.

Later on, investigators learned that the DUI driver travelled east on Las Tunas Drive at a high rate of speed.

As a result, the suspect lost control of the vehicle and collided head-on with the victim’s vehicle after crossing over the raised median divider.

Arcadia Police is encouraging anyone with information about the DUI crash to contact 626-574-5151 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victims. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.


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