Woman Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision near Sunset Avenue

WEST COVINA, CA (December 7, 2022) – Thursday evening, Luis Banuelos was arrested and a woman was killed in a hit-and-run on Cameron Avenue. 

The collision happened around 9:10 p.m., at the intersection of South Sunset and West Cameron Avenue. 

According to reports, two vehicles collided in the area leaving a woman injured. Upon impact, the male driver of one of the vehicles immediately fled the scene. 

The woman succumbed to her injuries after being transported to a hospital. However, her identity remains undisclosed to the public, pending notification from her next of kin. 

Officers later arrested 32-year-old Luis Banuelos of Long Beach. He is currently facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon, hit-and-run, and DUI. An investigation also showed that Banuelos was also involved in a nearby business theft. 

Police are asking anyone with information about the Cameron Avenue hit-and-run to contact West Covina Officials immediately.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased woman. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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