LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — One woman was killed and two others detained in what police say was a drunken crash in the Hyde Park area.
The crash was first reported as a car into a pole at Crenshaw Boulevard and 50th Street at about 12:30 a.m.READ MORE: LA County Not Closing COVID Vaccine Super Sites Despite Drop In Demand
Police say they believe the two women who were detained were driving drunk down Crenshaw when they crashed into a parked car. The parked car spun out, landing on the sidewalk, and the woman inside was declared dead at the scene.
The woman was reportedly waiting in the car for a friend at the time of the crash. She has not been identified.READ MORE: Martin Luther King Jr. Had Strong Relationship With LA During Civil Rights Movement
The suspect car then crashed into a second vehicle and knocked out a utility pole.
The two women were detained, but both were heard denying being the driver of the suspect car.MORE NEWS: Burbank Cancels Outdoor Face Covering Order
Crenshaw was closed for several hours for the fatal crash investigation, but has since reopened.