Pregnant woman & unborn child killed in an alleged road rage 3-car crash in Long Beach
A 23-year-old pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed in a three-car crash triggered by a road rage incident concerning an intoxicated driver in North Long Beach, police say.
What we know:
On August 7, officers arrived at the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and 52nd Street, at about 11:36 a.m., in response to a traffic collision that resulted in a death.
In a press release, police say 26-year-old Miguel Larios of Long Beach was driving a 2006 GMC pickup truck "at a high rate of speed," with a female adult passenger and a 10-year-old child involved in a road rage incident "for several blocks" with another car.
The Crash: A 45-year 0ld man driving a parked 2004 Toyota Carolla was attempting to pull away from the curb and collided with Larios' GMC truck.
The collision caused Larios to lose control of his truck and crash into an unoccupied parked car north of 52nd Street.
The female passenger, who was eight months pregnant, later died at the hospital.
Larios has been charged with two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, one count of driving under the influence, and one count of child endangerment; his bail was set at $200,000.