Wednesday, August 30, 2023
South Traffic Division
4125 South Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90008
LAPD Detective III Ryan Moreno, Detective OIC, South Traffic Division VHU
LAPD Detective II Mike Flannery, South Traffic Division, VHU
Family Members of the victims
On August 26, 2023, at 5:20 a.m., four passengers riding in an Uber westbound on Century Boulevard, were struck by a vehicle traveling northbound Vermont Avenue at an extremely high rate of speed. The suspect vehicle ran through a solid red tri-light at speeds close to 90mph. Unfortunately, three female passengers were killed upon impact due to the reckless speed and actions of the suspect.
South Traffic Detectives arrested the suspect and will be announcing details of the case and discuss formal charges that were filed against the suspect. Detectives will also release photos of the suspect and portions of the collision captured on video.
For additional information, please contact Detective Ryan Moreno, South Traffic Division at (323) 421-2500. After hours, call South Traffic Division Watch Commander at (323) 421-2577. You may also submit an anonymous tip through lacrimestoppers.org