long beach; speeding dui crash; pacific coast highway; grand avenue | San Diego Injury Accident Lawyer Blog
A 21-year old woman was killed and 2 others injured in a speeding DUI crash in Long Beach early Sunday morning, August 18, 2019. The woman was reportedly a passenger in a speeding vehicle with an intoxicated driver behind its wheel at the time of the crash. The accident occurred a few minutes before 2:40 am. The speeding driver of a 1999 Lincoln town car reportedly lost control of the said car. As such, the said car spun to the left of Pacific Coast Highway close to Grand Avenue. The Lincoln then crossed over to traffic going in the opposite direction, and collided with a Cadillac. The woman passenger in the Lincoln was trapped in the car after the crash. She had to be extricated out of the car by firefighters. She died from her injuries at the hospital after she was taken there following the crash. The driver of the Cadillac was also extricated from the said car. The said driver sustained minor injuries. The intoxicated driver of the Lincoln also sustained minor injuries from the crash.
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