Downey, CA (October 8, 2023) – A sergeant with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation, aged 52, and his wife, aged 47, were killed in a two-car crash on Sunday in Downey.
Shortly after 2:00 p.m., the Downey Police Department was notified of the accident near the corner of Paramount Boulevard and Gardendale Street. Los Angeles County Fire Department authorities verified that both victims died at the site.
A 60-year-old South Gate man was reportedly responsible for the crash.
The condition of a third collision victim is also unclear as they were taken by ambulance to the hospital.
Alcohol or drugs may have played a part in the incident, but investigators have not yet ruled out all other causes. The Downey Police Department requests that anybody with information on this incident contact them.
If you’ve been hurt or lost your loved one in a car accident caused by another driver, contact our Downey personal injury attorneys at Leiva Law Firm to learn more about your options.