1 Dead in Whitter Car Crash on Colima Road
WHITTIER, CA (November 27, 2019) – A 23-year-old woman died in a DUI car crash on Colima Road on November 24.
According to authorities, a DUI male driver crashed his passenger car into a tree. As a result, 23-year-old Mireya Rivera Avila died at a hospital following the single-car crash. The incident happened around 5:15 a.m. in the 7700 block of Colima Road, north of Mar Vista Street, the Whittier Police Department and Orange County coroner’s officials revealed.
Meanwhile, Whittier Police Department Sgt. Paul Segura confirmed that the driver also sustained injuries in the crash and went to the hospital. The authorities suspect him of intoxicated driving.
Medical responders transported the victims to hospitals. However, Mireya Rivera Avila died just before 7:00 a.m. at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center.
Moreover, the authorities are encouraging anyone with information regarding the crash to contact the Whittier Police Department at 562-567-9200. Anonymous tipsters can also reach L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mireya Rivera Avila. Our deepest thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
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