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Los Angeles DUI Crash 110 Freeway Near Century Boulevard

Los Angeles DUI Crash 110 Freeway Near Century Boulevard

2 Injured in Los Angeles Crash on 110 Freeway Near Century

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 13, 2023) – Two were hospitalized after a DUI crash on the 110 Freeway near Century Boulevard in South Los Angeles.

According to the CBS Los Angeles and ABC 7 News, the accident took place early Friday. Officers reported the wreck on May 12 at around 2:20 a.m.

The incident began when a 2022 Honda sedan was going north on the 110 Freeway near Century Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Honda then slammed into an L.A. Sanitation garbage truck.

The California Highway Patrol said the force of the collision pushed the dump truck into the cement freeway wall. The truck caught fire upon impact.

Drunk Driver Hits Dump Truck

A Chevrolet Malibu became involved in the process. The cement blocks, trash bags and debris fell onto the street below and damaged some unoccupied parked vehicles in the area.

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene and found two people hurt. One victim, the driver of the garbage truck, ended up with a significantly torn ear as a result of the accident.

Medical personnel rushed the truck driver and a passenger of the Honda to the hospital for treatment. The reports did not disclose the names of the wounded parties and their condition at this time.

Meanwhile, CHP determined that the motorist in the Honda was under the influence of alcohol when the incident happened. They soon arrested the suspect for DUI.

Officers forced the northbound lanes of the 110 Freeway to shut down near Century for hours following the wreck. The cause of the Los Angeles crash is still under investigation.

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Sources: CBS Los Angeles and ABC 7 News

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