A traffic stop for alleged reckless driving by the Los Angeles Police Department in El Sereno resulted in a chase that ended in multiple injuries and one death. The multiple car accidents occurred at the intersection of Huntington Drive and Poplar Boulevard on a Saturday just before 1 p.m. The suspected driver fled the scene on foot and was later apprehended by police.
The driver was in a Suburban, and his identity was not released to the public. The Suburban struck a total of three cars, which included a Toyota 4Runner and two sedans. The collision overturned both the Toyota and the Suburban. The Toyota driver and an unspecified passenger were injured. A sedan was badly mangled, which resulted in another passenger's injury and the death of the driver. Fire department responders provided transport for the three injured victims to a nearby hospital. One victim was listed in serious condition, and the others were reportedly in fair condition.