MONTEREY PARK (CBSLA) — Police say they have arrested a 63-year-old Montebello woman in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a 14-year-old boy on a skateboard.
Joshua Madrid was struck and killed by a car as he crossed Atlantic Boulevard on his skateboard on Nov. 18. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
Police say a preliminary investigation into the fatal crash determined the boy was not in a marked crosswalk and entered the intersection on a red traffic signal when he was struck.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
The vehicle that hit Joshua was last seen driving away on Atlantic Boulevard. Detectives found the white minivan involved in the crash last Friday and arrested 63-year-old Cristina Navarro, Monterey Park police said in a statement released Tuesday. She is free after posting bail and is scheduled to be arraigned on Feb. 24.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
Witnesses to the crash or anyone with information about it can contact the Monterey Park Police Department at (626) 307-1200.