A passenger died and a driver is suspected of drunken driving after a automotive slammed right into a gasoline station pump in Azusa early Sunday, police stated.
The crash came about about 2:30 a.m. at a Cellular Station alongside Azusa Avenue, simply north of the 210 Freeway, Azusa police Lt. Robert Landeros instructed KTLA.
It appeared the automotive was touring far quicker than the posted 25 mph pace restrict when it smashed into the gasoline pump and overturned, he stated.
The passenger died on the scene, in keeping with the lieutenant stated. The driving force was taken to a hospital the place he was listed in secure situation.
Each males have been estimated to be of their 20s. Their identities weren’t out there Sunday night.
“It seems that pace and alcohol are each elements on this,” Landeros stated.
Thankfully, he added, there was no hearth related to the crash.
“The gasoline pumps have emergency shut-offs, in order that they have been in a position to shut of the gasoline pumps,” Landeros stated.