19-Year-Old Man Arrested in Fatal DUI Accident on Van Nuys Boulevard in Panorama City
PANORAMA CITY, CA (April 6, 2021) – A woman was killed in a DUI accident on Van Nuys Boulevard in Panorama City Sunday evening last week.
The accident happened around 11:20 p.m. on March 28. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the woman was in a vehicle that stopped at a traffic light. A second vehicle, driven by a 19-year-old man, slammed into the rear of their vehicle.
Firefighters used hydraulic tools to free one person from the wreckage, and paramedics transported four people to hospitals. Three patients were in critical condition and one was in fair condition.
One of the patients, a 25-year-old woman, died at a hospital.
The 19-year-old man was one of the hospitalized patients and would be taken into custody on suspicion of driving under influence, police said.
No identifying information is available at this time. Authorities are still investigating the accident.
We extend our deepest condolences to the grieving family and friends of the victim.
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