One Person Killed, Two Injured in Arcadia Car Crash

On Sunday at about 11:37 p.m., officers responded to the area of Las Tunas Drive and El Monte Avenue regarding a solo vehicle traffic collision.

Based on the initial investigation, it appears the vehicle was traveling east on Las Tunas Drive near El Monte Avenue. The vehicle left the roadway and struck two power poles and a flood control fence before coming to a rest. Officers found the driver of the vehicle deceased and two passengers with minor injuries. Both passengers were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Arcadia Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating. Southern California Edison is on scene working to repair the power poles.

The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, case number 21-0623. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile app on Google Play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website

February 22, 2021

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