ROSEMEAD (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said a female passenger in a vehicle was killed in Rosemead on Friday evening as the driver of another car, suspected of DUI, fled the scene.
The driver was arrested Saturday, officials said Saturday.READ MORE: Kelly Price, Well-Known Gospel And R&B Singer, Registered As Missing Person
The crash happened on the northbound Rosemead Boulevard off-ramp from the eastbound side of the freeway, said California Highway Patrol Officer Jennifer Cassidy.READ MORE: Costco And Other Big Box Retailers Limiting Number Of Some Items Customers Can Purchase
The female passenger died at a hospital, Cassidy said. The driver also had major injuries, Cassidy said.
The suspect driver was arrested at home and booked on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, she said.MORE NEWS: Friday Last Day For LAUSD Employees To Get First COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Before Oct. 15 Deadline
According to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the vehicles ended up down an embankment following the crash.