Baldwin Hills: Fatal DUI Crash at Buckingham Road and 39th Street

Baldwin Hills: Fatal DUI Crash at Buckingham Road and 39th Street1 Killed, 1 Critical After Traffic Collision at Buckingham Road and 39th Street Saturday

Baldwin Hills, CA (June 26, 2021) – One person died, and another suffered injuries following a suspected DUI car crash in the area of Buckingham Road and 39th Street.

The NBC Los Angeles reported an accident involving a suspected drunk driver. Per article published online, the DUI driver slammed into the back of a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car at the intersection of Hobart and Martin Luther King. Following the collision, the suspect fled northbound on Western Avenue. When the suspect approached Buckingham Road, he tried to make a turn. However, the DUI driver lost control of the car and skidded off the roadway. The suspect vehicle ended up crashing into the bedroom of a single-story home.

Our sources indicated two elderly residents, a man and a woman, got trapped under the SUV as a result of the crash. Responding paramedics sadly pronounced the 86-year-old woman dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the other victim, a 90-year-old man, was reportedly rushed to to a local hospital in critical condition. Police continue to withhold the names of the victims pending confirmation.

DUI Suspect Arrested After Deadly Car Crash in Baldwin Hills, June 26

Meanwhile, officials confirmed they arrested the 26-year-old driver on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter.

Further investigation on the case is underway.


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