SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A suspected drunk driver has been arrested in connection to a fatal traffic collision Sunday morning.Man Shot By Huntington Police Saturday As Nearby U.S. Open Of Surfing Was Underway
The crash unfolded on the southbound thoroughfare near Slauson Avenue and caused the deaths of a 43-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman in a 2014 Hyundai Elantra after being broadsided by a 2017 Buick Regal.READ MORE: Sheriff's Bomb Squad Rendered 'Suspicious Item' On Gold Line Train In Monrovia Safe
They were both pronounced dead at the scene.
The Buick’s driver was later identified as 30-year-old Wamervee Walton, arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.MORE NEWS: LA County Health Says Daily COVID-19 Infection Rates Showing Slight Decrease
The California Highway Patrol’s Central Los Angeles Area office urged anyone with information regarding the crash to contact them at 213-744-2331.