One Person Dead after DUI Crash on Western Avenue near Eighth Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 9, 2021) – An unidentified woman killed in DUI crash on Western Avenue near Eighth Street on Thursday morning.
The accident happened around 2:45 a.m. On August 5, in the Koreatown neighborhood, on Western Avenue near Eighth Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the woman was driving at a high rate of speed when she apparently swerved to avoid a car ahead of her that had stopped for a yellow flashing traffic signal.
Paramedics rushed the woman to a hospital, where she succumbed from her injuries.
At this time, officials have not released the deceased’s name, age, or city of residence.
Authorities believe alcohol played a role. However, an active investigation is still underway.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.
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