Six Hospitalized after Pedestrian Collision near East Bixby Road in Long Beach
LONG BEACH, CA (November 3, 2021) – Police arrested Richard Dalton Irigoyen after an intentional pedestrian crash on Orange Avenue.
The incident happened around 2:43 a.m., at the 1300 block of Orange Avenue. First responders arrived to the scene shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls.
Per reports, Irigoyen was driving a silver sedan when he veered onto the sidewalk and struck a woman he had been arguing with, including several other people.
Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics transported five adults and one minor to a nearby hospital.
Moreover, Irigoyen fled the scene without rendering aid to the victims. However, he was later arrested in Compton. Officials booked 27-year-old Richard Dalton Irigoyen into the Long Beach City Jail.
Additionally, his bail is set at $6 million, according to police.
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