Mireya Rivera Avila Dies in Suspected DUI Crash in Whittier
WHITTIER, CA (November 27, 2019) — A 23-year-old woman died while a driver sustained injuries after their car slammed into a tree in Whittier Sunday morning.
The authorities said the fatal crash occurred at 7700 Colima Road, north of Mar Vista Street, at about 5:15 a.m.
Paramedics took 23-year-old Mireya Rivera Avila and the driver to hospitals following the crash. The coroner’s records showed that Rivera Avila died at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center before 7:00 a.m.
The driver remained hospitalized Sunday as per the police. They did not disclose the driver’s identity but suspect that intoxication was a factor in the crash. No further details were available.
The police asked anyone with information to call the Whittier Police Department at 562-567-9200. Anonymous tips are also welcome via the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the loved ones of Mireya Rivera Avila.
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