18-year-old Reckless Driver Arrested After Killing One and Injuring Several NR21300ll

October 25, 2021

Van Nuys: On October 24th, 2021, around 8:00 p.m., a 2007 black Chevy Tahoe was traveling westbound on Saticoy St. at a high rate of speed when it lost control and collided into a business at the southwest corner of Woodley Ave and Saticoy St. The business was occupied with patrons when the collision occurred. Several people were injured inside the business and one person died as a result of the collision.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced a female patron dead. She was a resident of Woodland Hills. Her identity will not be released until next of kin has been notified. The other parties injured were treated at scene for minor to moderate injuries.

The driver of the Black Tahoe sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision, he was identified as 18-year-old Luis Carrillo-Castaneda a resident of Los Angeles. Carrillo-Castaneda was arrested for Murder, 187(A) of the Penal Code, booking No. 6267773.

Drivers are reminded that speeding, being under the influence and driving is against the law. This reckless action carries serious consequences. When you drive impaired, you are not only putting your own life in danger, but that of other innocent people.

Anyone with information about this traffic collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division, Detective Barragan at (818) 644-8028 or Detective Davis at (818) 644-8032. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call CrimeStoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact CrimeStoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.