Fatal DUI Crash in North Hollywood at Vanowen and Vantage
NORTH HOLLYWOOD (April 12, 2017)- According to CBS Los Angeles, a deadly DUI crash took place Wednesday morning at the intersection of Vanowen Street and Vantage Avenue.
The crash occurred just before 1:00 a.m. when a drunk driver slammed into the passenger side of a black sedan at or near the intersection leaving it completely mangled.
Per CBS Los Angeles, the passenger in the black sedan tragically suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver suffered severe injuries and was trapped for almost 15 minutes before the fire department arrived to extricate the driver who was then quickly rushed to a trauma center and listed to be in serious condition.
Neither the driver nor the passenger has been identified at this time.
Meanwhile, the drunk driver tried to flee the scene after causing the crash but was chased down by some Good Samaritans and was apprehended police officials.
Paramedics arrived at the scene where they treated the drunk driver before taking to the hospital where he remained in stable condition. The unidentified suspect will face multiple charges including gross vehicular manslaughter.
LAPD will handle the investigation.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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