Reyes Lazaro, 49, Fatal 110 Freeway Crash Los Angeles; DUI Driver Arrested
DUI Suspect Byung Mi Arrested After Fatal Crash
LOS ANGELES, California (July 5, 2017) —Reyes Lazaro, 49, of Culver City was killed early Sunday morning (July 2) when he was struck by a suspected drunken driver after he got out of his disabled vehicle on the 110 Harbor Freeway near downtown Los Angeles, according to a report by the Daily News.
The fatal crash took place about 2:10 a.m. in the northbound lanes at 23rd Street. Police say the driver in a white 2003 Honda Accord struck and killed Lazaro whose vehicle became disabled in the No. 1 lane. Lazaro reportedly got out of his black 1999 BMW 323i and was standing behind it when the crash occurred.
110 Freeway Collision Under Investigation for DUI
Police arrested the driver of the Honda, Byung Mi, 49, of Cypress, on suspicion of DUI causing bodily injury.
The California Highway Patrol is heading up the investigation into the tragedy. Witnesses may contact them at (213) 744-2331.
If you were injured or have lost a loved one in a collision, it’s important that you take immediate steps to protect your legal rights. Johnson Attorneys Group has been helping people injured and families of loved ones killed in traffic accidents for more than a decade. Call us for a free consultation at 800-235-6801.