LOS ANGELES (CBS) — One person was killed on Saturday after being struck by a suspected drunken driver in the Jefferson Park section of Los Angeles.READ MORE: Chino Hills Two-Vehicle Collision Claims Life Of Motorcyclist
The accident on Adams and Crenshaw boulevards was reported about 2:35 a.m. Saturday.
The alleged DUI driver was traveling eastbound on Adams at an excessive rate of speed, according to authorities, when he failed to stop at the red light and struck the Honda Civic, which was going south on Crenshaw.READ MORE: Leimert Park Rising, A Reopening Ceremony And First Official National Observance Of Juneteenth
The driver of the Civic was pronounced dead at the scene after being ejected.
The other driver was rushed to an area hospital with apparent head trauma. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, manslaughter and gross negligence.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash was asked to call South Traffic Division detectives at (323) 421-2500.MORE NEWS: Firefighters Battle Bautista Fire In Riverside County
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