PALMDALE (CBSLA) — A man suspected of fatally striking a woman walking her dog in Little Rock was taken into custody in Palmdale after being involved in a second accident.
According to police, a woman was walking her dog at about 8 p.m. in the 7600 block of Pearblossom Highway when the driver of a white Ford Explorer hit her and failed to stop.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 4 Injured In Multi-Car Crash In Anaheim
Police said the woman died at the scene.
The suspect continued driving down the freeway toward Palmdale where he was involved in a multi-car crash at 25th Street East and East Avenue South that injured eight people.READ MORE: Davis' 28 Lead Kings To 2nd Straight Win Over Clippers
Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, four were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and two were evaluated at the scene and released.
It was not immediately clear if the suspect was one of the injured.MORE NEWS: Family Of 18-Year-Old Garret Hayward, Killed By Suspected DUI Driver, Hold Emotional Vigil
Deputies with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department took the suspect into custody.