Elderly Woman Killed, 2 Injured Following a Police Pursuit in Baldwin Hills

BALDWIN HILLS, CA (July 2, 2021) – Saturday morning, Aida Villavicencio was killed after a police pursuit in Baldwin Hills.

Initially, the chase started when 26-year-old Eliseo Ixchopcalel rear-ended a police cruiser at Hobart Boulevard and Martin Luther King Boulevard around 1:20 A.M.

Afterwards, Ixchopcalel immediately fled northbound on Western Avenue and the pursuit began. Subsequently, the suspect’s vehicle veered off the street and crashed into the northeast corner of a residence.

Ixchopcalel’s vehicle drove into a bedroom and trapped two elderly victims under his car. Emergency responders arrived and attempted to rescue the two residents trapped inside the residence.

Responding personnel pronounced 86-year-old Aida Villavicencio dead at the scene. In addition, the male resident and the suspect received non life-threatening injuries.

Meanwhile, police officers sustained minor injuries but declined to be taken to the hospital.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Aida Villavicencio.

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